By Karen J. Coates

Cambodia hasn't ever recovered from its Khmer Rouge earlier. The genocidal regime of 1975–1979 and the next twenty years of civil struggle ripped the rustic aside. This paintings examines Cambodia within the aftermath, concentrating on Khmer humans of all walks of existence and studying via their eyes key features of Cambodian society, together with the traditional Angkor legacy, kin with neighboring nations (particularly the strained ones with the Vietnamese), rising democracy, psychology, violence, healthiness, family members, poverty, the surroundings, and the nation’s future.
besides print assets, learn is drawn from thousands of interviews with Cambodians, together with farmers, royalty, beggars, lecturers, priests, orphanage heads, politicians, and non-native specialists on Cambodia. Dozens of beautiful photos of Cambodian humans and locations illustrate the paintings, which concludes with a thesaurus of Cambodian phrases, humans, areas and names, and an appendix of companies offering relief to Cambodia.

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