Facing the Cambodian Past: Selected Essays, 1971-1994

Facing the Cambodian Past: Selected Essays, 1971-1994

by David Chandler
     
 

ISBN-10: 9747100649

ISBN-13: 9789747100648

Pub. Date: 06/01/1998

Publisher: University of Washington Press

A leading student of Cambodia’s history considers a range of themes and problems including the leper-king myth at Angkor, post-Angkorean normative poems, nineteenth century perceptions of the moral order, and royally sponsored human sacrifices in rural Cambodia in the 1870s. Other essays deal with aspects of the colonial period and the revolutionary era (1975

Overview

A leading student of Cambodia’s history considers a range of themes and problems including the leper-king myth at Angkor, post-Angkorean normative poems, nineteenth century perceptions of the moral order, and royally sponsored human sacrifices in rural Cambodia in the 1870s. Other essays deal with aspects of the colonial period and the revolutionary era (1975-1979). This collection closes with two essays, written 16 years apart, that deal with what the author calls "the tragedy of Cambodian history."

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9789747100648
Publisher:
University of Washington Press
Publication date:
06/01/1998
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
340
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.25(h) x 0.76(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

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