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Angkor Wat Temple, Siem Reap, Cambodia

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English language, Cambodia-related titles can be found by way of ebook sellers in Phnom Penh, Siem Reap and Sihanoukville – new, used and bootlegged. Monument Books is the most important distributor of latest English language books in Cambodia, providing a superb number of Cambodia-related titles together with all the latest releases. Monument has branches in Phnom Penh and Siem Reap. D’s Books and Bohr’s Books each supply good choices of used and bootleg variations of the preferred Cambodia and SEA titles. D’s Books has branches in Phnom Penh and Siem Reap, Bohr’s has a few branches in Phnom Penh. Photocopy books and guides are additionally accessible on the conventional markets and roving ebook sellers that stroll the vacationer areas such because the riverfront in Phnom Penh and Pub Avenue in Siem Reap.

Angkor Temple Guides

Angkor Thom: A Brief Historic Information (Cambodia: Apsara Authority, 2001)

Aymonier, Etienne. Khmer Heritage within the Outdated Siamese Provinces of Cambodia (Bangkok Thailand: White Lotus, 1999 reprint, orig. 1901)Flip of the century report/information. Places and temple descriptions of acquainted and distant temples in Cambodia. Aymonier books are primarily of historic curiosity. Although for these concerned about trying to find and exploring a few of Cambodia’s extra distant and obscure temples, Aymonier works is usually a wealthy supply of data.

Aymonier, Etienne. Khmer Heritage in Thailand (Thailand: White Lotus, 1999 reprint, orig. 1901) Flip of the century report/information. Places and temple descriptions of acquainted and distant temples in Cambodia. Aymonier books are primarily of historic curiosity.

Sales space, Andrew The Angkor Guidebook: Your Important Companion to the Temples (Thailand: 2014, Amarin Printing and Publishing) Distinctive guidebook to the temple of Angkor Archaeological Park, using picture overlays to indicate how the temples might have appeared after they have been new and energetic.

Freeman, Michael and Jacques, Claude. Historical Angkor (Thailand: River Books, 1999) Widespread, superbly photographed guidebook to the Angkorian temple within the Angkor Archaeological Park and a few of the outlying temples.

Freeman, Michael. Phimai (Thailand: River Books Guides, 1997) Information to the Angkorian-era destroy of Pimai in Thailand.

Freeman, Michael. Prasat Phnom Rung & Muang Tam (Thailand: River Books Guides, 1998) Information to the Angkorian-era destroy of Prasat Phnom Rung & Muang Tam in Thailand.

A Information to the Angkor Monuments Concise, temporary pamphlet. One paragraph on every temple and a map. Very helpful. A bit tough to search out. They used to have copies accessible on the entrance of Preah Khan however that appears to be no extra. Could also be accessible within the Outdated Market or from some guesthouses. Dept. of Angkor Conservation.

Laur, Jean. Angkor: An Illustrated Information to the Monuments (Italy: Flammarion, 2002) A information to the temples of the Angkor Archaeological Park.

Maisonneuve, J. Angkor (Paris: Librairie de Amerique et d’Orient, 1993)

Ortner, Jon and Mabbett, Ian. Angkor: Celestial Temples of the Khmer Empire (New York: Abbeyville Press, 2006)

Parmentier, Henri. Henri Parmentier’s Information to Angkor. Flip of the century traditional by one of many fathers of Angkorian archaeology. Now dated, it’s much less fascinating as a information than for Parmentier’s loving descriptions. Parmentier convey a way of time and coloration to the temples that the opposite guides lose of their barren accuracy.

Rooney, Daybreak F. Angkor: An Introduction to the Temples (Odyssey Publications, Hong Kong, 2006) Widespread, full, correct. Extremely really useful. Probably the most full English-language guidebook to the temples. The extremely anticipated fifth version was simply launched in October 2006. The fifth version incorporates a number of extra temple ruins together with Preah Vihear, Koh Ker, Banteay Chhmar, Sambor Prei Kuk and extra in addition to new temple and space maps, images and illustrations. One of the best information to the temple has simply gotten higher.

Rovenda, Vittorio. Preah Vihear (Bangkok: River Books Guides 2000) Information to the Angkorian-era destroy of Preah Vihear in Thailand.

Pre-Colonial Cambodian Historical past (together with Angkor temple guides listed in earlier part)

Angkor Thom: A Brief Historic Information (Cambodia: Apsara Authority, 2001)

Aymonier, Etienne. Khmer Heritage within the Outdated Siamese Provinces of Cambodia (Bangkok Thailand: White Lotus, 1999)

Aymonier, Etienne. Khmer Heritage in Thailand (Thailand: White Lotus, 1999)

Bhandari, C.M. Saving Angkor (White Orchid, 1995)

Briggs, Lawrence Palmer. The Historical Khmer Empire (Thailand: White Lotus, 1999)

Chakravarti, Adhir. Royal Succession in Historical Cambodia, The Asiatic Monograph Collection vol. XXVI. (Calcutta: The Asiatic Society, 1982)

Coedes, George. Angkor: An Introduction (London: Oxford College Press, 1969)

Coedes, George. The Indianized States of Southeast Asia (USA: College Press of Hawaii1968)

Eleanor Mannikka. Angkor Wat: Time, House, Kingship (College of Hawaii, USA, 2000) Extremely detailed architectural/creative description, and principle of the arithmetic of Angkor Wat.

Freeman, Michael and Jacques, Claude. Historical Angkor (Thailand: River Books, 1999)

Freeman, Michael. Phimai (Thailand: River Books Guides, 1997)

Freeman, Michael. Prasat Phnom Rung & Muang Tam (Thailand: River Books Guides, 1998)

Laur, Jean. Angkor: An Illustrated Information to the Monuments (Italy: Flammarion, 2002)

Mabbett, Ian and Chandler, David. The Khmers. (Thailand: Silkworm Books, 1995)

Maisonneuve, J. Angkor (Paris: Librairie de Amerique et d’Orient, 1993)

Ortner, Jon and Mabbett, Ian. Angkor: Celestial Temples of the Khmer Empire (New York: Abbeyville Press, 2006)

Parmentier, Henri. Henri Parmentier’s Information to Angkor

Rooney, Daybreak F. Angkor: An Introduction to the Temples (Odyssey Publications, Hong Kong, 1999) Widespread, full, correct. Extremely really useful.

Rovenda, Vittorio. Preah Vihear (Bangkok: River Books Guides 2000)

Standen, Mark. Passage by way of Angkor. Among the best espresso desk picture books of the temples of Angkor.

Vittorio Roveda. Photos of the Gods: Khmer Mythology in Cambodia, Laos & Thailand (Bangkok: River Books, 2005)

Vittorio Roveda. Khmer Mythology (Bangkok: River Books, 2000)

Zefferys, Marlene L., Zefferys, Nicholas S. and Stone, Jeffery. Heaven and Empire: Khmer Bronzes from the ninth to the fifteenth Centuries (Bangkok: White Lotus, 2001)

Zéphir, Thierry. Khmer: Misplaced Empire of Cambodia (London: Thames and Hudson, 1998)

Colonial and Publish-Colonial Historical past and Politics: Sangkum, Khmer Rouge, Vietnam-war -era, Occupation, UNTAC, Elections…

Bekaert, Jacques. Kampuchea Diary 1983-1986: Chosen Articles by Jacques Bekaert. (Thailand: DD Books, 1987)

Chandler, David. A Historical past of Cambodia. (Bangkok Thailand: White Lotus, 1994)
Full, easy-to-read account of Cambodian historical past from the daybreak of Funan to the elections of 1993. Not helpful as a information to the temples however a superb strategy to put the Angkorian interval into a bigger historic perspective.

Chandler, David. Going through the Cambodian Previous. (Thailand: White Lotus, 1996)

Chandler, David. Voices from S-21 (Singapore: Silkworm Books, 2000) A brand new and systematic examination of the S-21 (Toul Sleng) jail. Thorough and chilling.

Chang Pao-Min. Kampuchea Between China and Vietnam. (Singapore: Singapore College Press, 1985)

Etcheson, Craig. The Rise and Demise of Democratic Kampuchea. (Boulder Colorado: Westview Press, 1984)

Fawthorp, Tom and Jarvis, Helen. Getting Away with Genocide? Elusive Justice and the Khmer Rouge Tribunal. (London and Ann Arbor: Pluto Press, 2004)

Gottesman, Evan. Cambodia After the Khmer Rouge: Insider the Politics of Nation Constructing. (London: Yale College Press, 2002)

Corridor, D. G. E. A Historical past of South-East Asia (New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 1981, 4th ed.)

Heder, Stephan and Tittemore, Brian D. Seven Candidates for Prosecution: Accountability for the Crimes of the Khmer Rouge (Phnom Penh Cambodia: DC CAM, 2004)

Jenner, Raoul M. Cambodian Chronicles 1989-1996 Quantity 1 Bungling the Peace 1989-1991. (Thailand: White Lotus, 1998)

Kiernan, Ben. How Pol Pot Got here to Energy (Nice Britain: Thetford Press, 1986)

Kiernan, Ben. The Pol Pot Regime: Race, Energy and Genocide in Cambodia underneath the Khmer Rouge, 1975-79 (London: Yale College Press, 1996)

Khieu Samphan. Cambodia’s Current Historical past and the Purpose Behind the Choices I Made (Cambodia: self-published, 2004)

Kobelev, Evgueni and Solntsev, Nikolai. Le Kampuchea: Qui Renait de Ses Cendres. (Moskow: Moscou Planeta, 1988)

Kubes, Antonin. Kampuchea: 4 Regimes (Prague: Orbis Press Company, 1982)

Kubes, Antonin. Kampuchea (Prague: Agence de Press Orbis, 1982)

Locard, Henri. Pol Pot’s Little Purple E-book: The Saying of Angkar. (Thailand: Silkworm Books, 2004)

Mehta, Harish and Mehta, Julie B. Hun Sen: Strongman of Cambodia. (Singapore: Graham Brash, 1999) Uncritical however distinctive biography of Cambodia’s Prime Minister.

Mehta, Harish. Warrior Prince: Norodom Ranariddh, Son of the King of Cambodia. (Singapore: Graham Brash, 2001)

Morris, Stephan J. Why Vietnam Invaded Cambodia: Political Cultures and the Causes of Struggle (California: Stanford College Press, 1999)

Nayan Chanda. Brother Enemy: The Struggle after Vietnam, A Historical past of Indochina for the reason that Fall of Saigon. (New York: Collier Books, Macmillan Publishing, 1986)

Osborne, Milton E. The French Presence in Cochinchina and Cambodia. (Thailand: White Lotus, 1997)

Osborne, Milton E. The Mekong. (Australia: Allen & Unwin, 2000, eighth ed.)

Osborne, Milton E. Politics and Energy in Cambodia. (Australia: Longman, 2000)

Osborne, Milton E. Sihanouk: Prince of Gentle Prince of Darkness. (Thailand: Sikworm Books, 1994)

Osborne, Milton E. Southeast Asia: An Introductory Historical past. (Australia: Allen & Unwin, 2000)

Philpotts, Robert. A Port for Independence: The Origins of Sihanoukville (London: Blackwater Books, 2006)

Ponchaud, François. Cambodia 12 months Zero. Watershed 1976 account of the horrors of the Khmer Rouge.

Ponchaud, François. The Cathedral of the Rice Paddy: 450 Years of Historical past of the Church in Cambodia (Paris: Le Sarment Fayard, 1990)

Reid, Anthony. Southeast Asia within the Age of Commerce 1450-1680, Quantity One: The Lands beneath the Winds (Chiang Mai Thailand: Silkworm Books, 1988)

Reid, Anthony. Southeast Asia within the Age of Commerce 1450-1680, Quantity Two: Enlargement and Disaster (Chiang Mai Thailand: Silkworm Books, 1993)

Reid, Anthony. Charting the Form of Early Fashionable Southeast Asia (Thailand: Silkworm Books, 1999)

Roberts, David W. Political Transition in Cambodia 1991-1999: Energy, Elitism and Democracy (Surry: Curzon Press, 2001)

SarDesai, D. R. Southeast Asia Previous & Current (Chiang Mai Thailand: Silkworm Books, 1997)

Sorpong Peou. Intervention and Change in Cambodia: In direction of Democracy?. (Chiang Mai Thailand: Silkworm Books, 2000) Educational account of international intervention in Cambodia within the Nineties. Informative learn.

Shawcross, William. Sideshow: Kissinger, Nixon and the Destruction of Cambodia. (London: The Hogarth Prewss, 1994)

Brief, Philip. Pol Pot: Historical past of a Nightmare. (London: John Murray, 2004)

Tauch Chhuong. Battambang Throughout the Time of Lord Governor. (Phnom Penh: Cedorek, 1994)

Thion, Serge. Watching Cambodia. (Bangkok Thailand: White Lotus, 1993)

Vickery, Michael. Cambodia 1975-1982. (Bangkok: White Lotus, 2001, 2nd ed.) Authoritative, landmark report by one of many main students of Cambodian historical past.

Vann Nath. A Cambodian Jail Portrait. A primary hand account of the notorious S-21 torture facility by one of many prisons solely survivors.

KR Survivors’ Tales

Bizot, Francois. The Gate (London: Harvill Press, 2003)

Crew, Linda. Youngsters of the River. (New York: Laural-Leaf, 1989)

Luong Ung. First They Killed My Father: A Daughter of Cambodia Remembers. (Australia: Harper-Collins, 2000)

Tradition, Faith, Arts

Cambodian Folks Tales from the Gatiloke. Retold by Muriel P. Carrison from a translation by The Venerable Kong Chhean (Japan: Charles E. Tuttle, 1993) Conventional Cambodian legends and folkloric tales.

Cultures of Independence: An Introduction to Cambodian Arts and Tradition within the Nineteen Fifties and Sixties (Phnom Penh, Cambodia: Reyum Publishing, 2001)

Grant-Ross, H. & Collins, Darryl L.. Constructing Cambodia:’ New Khmer Structure’ 1953 – 1970 (Bangkok: The Key Writer Co., 2006)

Inexperienced, Gillian. Conventional Textiles of Cambodia: Cultural Threads and Materials Heritage. (Thailand: River Books, 2003)

Harris, Ian. Cambodian Buddhism Historical past & Follow. (Thailand: Silkworm Books, 2005)

Heywood, Denise. Cambodian Dance: Celebration of the Gods The Historical past of Cambodian Dance. (Bangkok: River Books, 2009)

Hughes, Caroline. Nature and Causes of Battle Escalation within the 1998 Nationwide Election. (Cambodia: Cambodian Improvement Useful resource Institute, 2000)

Igout, Michel. Phnom Penh Then and Now (Thailand: White Lotus, 1993) Historic and up to date images of traditional buildings and locations in Phnom Penh.

Jeldres, Julio. The Royal Palace of Phnom Penh and Cambodian Royal Life. (Bangkok: Publish Books, 1999) Good-looking, knowledgeable, superbly photographed.

Jeldres, Julio and Chaijitvanit, Somkid. The Royal Palace of Phnom Penh and Cambodian Royal Life. (Cambodia: Monument Books, 2000)

Khmer Salutation (Cambodia: Khmer Tradition Affiliation, 2002)

Mead, David. Cambodia: The Churning Pictures and verse, observations of at the moment’s Cambodia.

Mehta, Julie B. Dance of Life: The Mythology, Historical past and Politics of Cambodia (Singapore: Fraham bash, 2001)

Narom, Keo. Cambodian Music. (Phnom Penh, Cambodia: Reyum Publishing, 2005)

Oldham, Geoffrey P. and Delahunt, Brett. Cambodian Decorations of Honor. (New Zealand: Milymen Books, 2004)

Phim, Toni S. and Thompson, Ashley. Dance in Cambodia. (New York: Oxford College Press, 1999)

Preah Chan Kaorup: A Cambodian Legend (Cambodia: Reyum Press, 2001)

Preah Ko and Preah Keo: A Cambodian Legend (Cambodia: Reyum Press, 2001)

The Reamker: Painted by Chet Chan (Cambodia: Reyum Press, 2002)

Thaitawat, Nusara. The Delicacies of Cambodia Mixture cookbook, espresso desk picture ebook.

By way of the Threads of Time: The James HW Thompson Basis Symposium Papers. Edited by Jane Puranananda (Thailand: River Books, 2004)

Vann Molyvann. Fashionable Khmer Cities. (Cambodia: Reyum Press, 2003)

Zepp, Ray. A Discipline Information to Cambodian Pagodas (Phnom Penh: Bert’s Books, 1997) The fundamentals of Cambodian Buddhism and tales from the wall work of Phnom Penh’s and Siem Reap’s pagodas. Ray Zepp offers a educated, insightful, straightforward to learn account the pagoda work, artwork and historical past. A should for these concerned about Cambodian tradition and faith.

Zepp, Ray. A Discipline Information to Siem Reap Pagodas (Cambodia: Khmer Buddhist Academic Mission, 2000) The fundamentals of Cambodian Buddhism and tales from the wall work of Siem Reap’s pagodas. Ray Zepp offers a educated, insightful, straightforward to learn account the pagoda work, artwork and historical past. A should for these concerned about Cambodian tradition and faith.

Zhou Daguan (Chuo Ta-Kuan). The Customs of Cambodia Translated from French to English by Paul Pelliot. Authentic translation by J. Gillman d’Arey Paul. (Bangkok: The Siam Society, 1993) A brief however fascinating eye-witness account of royal and peculiar life in twelfth century Angkor. The peculiar life bas-reliefs on the south facet of Bayon tackle a brand new life after studying Zhou Daguan’s observations of the time.

Journey, Travelogues, Historic Travelogues and Guidebooks (excluding Temple Guides)

de Carné, Louis. Travels on the Mekong. (Thailand: White Lotus, 2000 reprint, orig. 1868)

de San Antonio, Gabriel Quiroga. A Temporary and Truthful Relation of Occasions within the Kingdom of Cambodia. (Thailand: White Lotus, 1998 reprint, orig. 1604)

Cramer, Kenneth. The Cambodia Guests Information: 1994 (Cambodia: Canby Publications, 2004)

Eckardt, James. The 12 months of Residing Stupidly. (Bangkok Thailand,: Asia Books, 2001) Keenly informed expat tales from Cambodia’s 1998 election interval.

Gilboa, Amit. Off the Rails in Phnom Penh An ‘anthropological’ report from Cambodia’s seamy underbelly of the mid 90’s. If nothing else, it’s fashionable.

Information to Residing in Phnom Penh, The Girls’s Worldwide Group

Loti, Pierre. A Pilgrimage to Angkor (Thailand: Silkworm Books, 1996 reprint, orig. 1902)

Livingston, Carol. Gecko Tails: A Journey by way of Cambodia Properly associated journey tales and Cambodian experiences from the early Nineties.

Matt Jacobson. Journey Cambodia (Thailand: Silkworm Books, 2004) Detailed, updated, very properly acquired journey information to provincial Cambodia. 2nd version simply launched.

Mouhot, Henri. Travels in Siam, Cambodia, Laos and Annam. (Thailand: White Lotus, 2000 reprint, orig. 1864)

Philpotts, Robert. The Coast of Cambodia (London: Blackwater Books, 2000) Detailed guidebook to the coastal cities, roads and journey routes from Koh Kong to the Vietnamese border.

Ray, Nick. Lonely Planet Cambodia, fifth version (Australia: Lonely Planet, 2005)

Rooney, Daybreak F. Angkor Noticed (Bangkok: Orchid Guides, 2001)

Zepp, Ray. Round Battambang (Cambodia: self-published, 2001)

Zepp, Ray. The Cambodia Much less Travelled (Phnom Penh Cambodia: Bert’s Books, 1996) Dated information, insightful travelogue to provincial Cambodia.

Zepp, Ray. The Cambodia Much less Travelled: Northeast Complement (Phnom Penh Cambodia: Bert’s Books, 1996)

Zepp, Ray. The Cambodia Much less Travelled: Southern Complement (Phnom Penh Cambodia: Bert’s Books, 1996)

Zepp, Ray. The Cambodia Much less Travelled: Northwestern Complement (Phnom Penh Cambodia: Bert’s Books, 1996)

Enterprise and Reference

Information to Cambodia Legal Legislation (Phnom Penh: Funan, 2005)

Who’s Who in Cambodia 2006-2007 (MBN Worldwide, Phnom Penh Cambodia, 2006)

The Industrial Intercourse Commerce, Intercourse Slavery

A Fashionable Type of Slavery: Trafficking of Burmese Girls and Ladies into Brothels in Thailand. (USA: Human Proper Watch, 1993)

Brown, Louise. Intercourse Slaves: The Trafficking of Girls in Southeast Asia. (London: Virago Press, 2003)

Industrial Sexual Exploitation of Girls and Youngsters in Cambodia: Private Narratives, A Psychological Perspective. (USA: Physicians for Human Rights report, 1997)

de Cort, Gerry. Industrial Sexual Exploitation of Youngsters in Southeast Asia: A Regional Overview, December 2001. (Thailand: UNICEF report, 2002)

Derks, A. Trafficking of Vietnamese Girls and Youngsters to Cambodia. (Cambodia: Worldwide Group for Migration – IOM, report, 1998)

Dunn, Jacqui. Demographic, Working Practices & AIDS Consciousness of Industrial Intercourse Staff in Toul Kork Dike Space, Phnom Penh, Cambodia. (Cambodia: Toul Kork Dike Clinic, 1995)

Grey, L., Gourley, S., Paul, D. Regaining Honor: Cambodian Youngsters’s Experiences in Prostitution and After. (Cambodia: World Imaginative and prescient Worldwide report, 1997)

Greenwood, Zoe. When the Stars are Up: Life and Work of Intercourse Staff in Koh Kong. (Cambodia: CARE Worldwide report, 2000)

Legal guidelines and Trafficking in Particular person in Cambodia. Sok Sam Oeun. (Cambodia: Sok Sam Oeun)

The Authorized Rights of Cambodian Youngsters: Worldwide and Cambodian Legal guidelines, Rules and Tips Referring to Youngsters (Cambodia: Authorized Assist of Cambodia, 1998)

Seabrook, Jeremy. Travels within the Pores and skin Commerce. (London/USA: Pluto Press, 2001)

Different

Cambodge Sangkum Reastr Niyum: Industrie 1955-1969

Cambodge Sangkum Reastr Niyum: Agriculture 1955-1969

Cambodge Sangkum Reastr Niyum: Urbanisme & Tourisme 1955-1969

Kampong Som: Future Seaport of Cambodia – An extract from the Financial Part of “The Bulletin of the Ministry of Planning” No. 2. (Cambodia: Ministry of Planning, 1958)

Kampuchea At this time (Phnom Penh: Ministry of Info, 1988)

Richner, Dr. Beat. The Passive Genocide of Cambodia’s Youngsters: An Attraction for Change within the World Well being Group’s (WHO) and different organizations’ coverage and technique poor medication for poor individuals (Cambodia: self printed, 1998)

Seanglim Bit. The Warrior Heritage: A Psychological Perspective of Cambodia Trauma (California: self-published, 1991)

Nationwide Geographic journal articles

Lengthy, G. W. and Roberts, J. B. “Indochina Faces the Dragon,” in The Nationwide Geographic Journal, Vol. CII, No. 3, September 1952, web page 288.

Garrett, W. E. “Thailand: Refuge from Terror,” in Nationwide Geographic, Vol. 157, No. 5, Might 1980, web page 633.

Garrett, W. E. “The Temples of Angkor: Will They Survive?,” in Nationwide Geographic, Vol. 161, No. 5, Might 1982, web page 548.

Garrett, W. E. and White, P. T. “The Temples of Angkor: Historical Glory in Stone,” in Nationwide Geographic, Vol. 161, No. 5, Might 1982, web page 548.

Moore, R. W. and Fievet, M. “Angkor, Jewel of the Jungle,” in Nationwide Geographic, Vol. 117, No. 4, April 1960, web page 517.

Solheim, Wm. G. “Southeast Asia 2: New Gentle on a Forgotten Previous,” in Nationwide Geographic, Vol. 139, No. 3, March 1971, web page 330.

White, P. T. “Behind the Headlines in Vietnam,” in Nationwide Geographic, Vol. 133, No. 2, February 1967, web page 149.

White, P. T. “Southeast Asia 1: A Mosaic of Cultures,” in Nationwide Geographic, Vol. 139, No. 3, March 1971, web page 295.

White, P. T. and Harvey P.A. “Kampuchea Wakens from a Nightmare,” in Nationwide Geographic, Vol. 161, No. 5, Might 1982, web page 548.

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