By John Tully
In this concise and compelling historical past, John Tully charts Cambodia's previous from the richness of the Angkorean empire, in the course of the darkish a while of the 18th and early nineteenth centuries, the period of French colonialism, independence, the Vietnamese clash, and the Pol Pot regime to its trendy incarnation as a fallacious democracy.
Cambodia continues to be an interesting enigma to the surface international. With a dismal checklist of warfare, famine and invasion that experience all threatened to smash it, Cambodia's survival is a testomony to the resilience of the human spirit.
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A Short History of Cambodia: From Empire to Survival (Short History of Asia) by John Tully