Fodor's Thailand with Myanmar (Burma), Cambodia, and Laos (Full-color Travel Guide) by Fodor's (May 3, 2016)
Sandy beaches, grand Buddhist temples, spicy cuisine, world-class spas, and a rich language--Thailand is unique among Southeast Asian nations and a not-to-be-missed destination. Thais have a deep cultural history and contrasts abound in the country, both geographically and socially. In a land the size of . . .
Training the Bodes: Australian Army Advisers Training Cambodian Infantry Battalions- A Postscript to the Vietnam War by Terry Smith (Mar 25, 2016)
By the end of 1971, the hastily raised, poorly trained, and woefully led Cambodian army had suffered a string of defeats and heavy casualties inflicted by North Vietnamese army and Viet Cong units. With many of its best infantry battalions and much of its armor, transport and equipment destroyed, only three of its 15 brigade groups were militarily effective. In South Vietnam, America and its allies were in the process . . .
Almighty Is His Name: The Riveting Story of SoPhal Ung by Randy Clark (Mar 1, 2016
Almighty is His Name is the riveting story of God’s hand of protection as missionary SoPhal Ung and his family fought for their lives in Cambodia. Although the Vietnamese invaded Cambodia in 1979, SoPhal started a house church, which grew from five members to six hundred in eight months. He was arrested . . .
History and Culture of Cambodia, Prehistory and Early Kingdoms: Early Indianized Kingdom of Funan, Government, Politics, Economy, People of Cambodia by Sampson Jerry (Feb 12, 2016)
Archaeological evidence indicates that parts of the region now called Cambodia were inhabited during the first and second millennia B.C. by peoples having a Neolithic culture. By the first century A.D., the inhabitants had developed relatively stable, organized societies, which had . . .
No Negotiation No Ransom Based on the David Wilson Kidnap by Malcolm Scott (Feb 11, 2016)
No Negotiation No Ransom is the true life political drama/action story of three western backpackers that were taken hostage by the Khmer Rouge in Cambodia in 1994. The young Australian, French and British nationals were ransomed to their respective governments but ultimately . . .
The White Building: A Broken Utopian Dream by Guy Singer (Feb 4, 2016)
This is the story of the residents in a decaying slum in Phnom Penh called the White Building. It is a gritty dark story, full of the true struggles they face - hopelessness, unemployment and poverty. It is the story of the relationship between the honest, hard-working members of society and some on the seedier . . .
The Uprooted: Race, Children, and Imperialism in French Indochina, 1890-1980 by Christina Elizabeth Firpo (Jan 31, 2016)
For over a century French officials in Indochina systematically uprooted metis children-those born of Southeast Asian mothers and white, African, or Indian fathers-from their homes. In many cases, and for a wide range of reasons-death, divorce, the end of a romance, a return to France, or . . .
DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Cambodia & Laos by DK Publishing (Jan 26, 2016)
DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Cambodia and Laos is your in-depth guide to the very best of these two countries.
A Short Ride in the Jungle: The Ho Chi Minh Trail by Motorcycle by Antonia Bolingbroke-Kent (Jan 15, 2016)
The Ho Chi Minh Trail is one of the greatest feats of military engineering in history. But since the end of the Vietnam War much of this vast transport network has been reclaimed by jungle, while remaining sections are littered with a deadly legacy of unexploded bombs . . .
Itinerary of an Ordinary Torturer: Interview with Duch, Former Khmer Rouge Commander of S-21 by Christophe Peschoux and Haing Kheng Heng (Jan 1, 2016)
Kaing Guek Eav was an ordinary man growing up in Cambodia in the mid-twentieth century. But then, adopting the alias "Duch," he joined the Khmer Rouge and took charge of S21, the infamous secret security center where in less than four years at least 14,000 "enemies" were interrogated, tortured and . . .
Your First Trip to Cambodia: The single man's guide to exploring Phnom Penh, Sihanoukville & Siem Reap by Dante Hall (Dec 23, 2015)
A sexpat's info guide to Cambodia, including the best places to meet girls, prices, how the bars and freelance spots work, how to stay safe, and my personal experiences after six months in Sihanoukville and a few . . .
Backpacking SouthEast Asia: Tips for visiting Cambodia, Laos, Thailand and Vietnam by Anton Swanepoel (Dec 20, 2015)
Tips for visiting Cambodia, Laos, Thailand and Vietnam
The War for the Ho Chi Minh Trail by US Army Command and General Staff College (Dec 15, 2015
This book studies the lines of communications (the Ho Chi Minh Trail) which went from North to South Vietnam, through Laos, during the Second Indochina War. The purpose of this book is to study the proposal that the United States, during the Vietnam War, should have used ground forces in Laos to block these routes. In providing background . . .
Deathpower: Buddhism's Ritual Imagination in Cambodia by Erik W Davis (Dec 8, 2015)
Drawing on extensive ethnographic fieldwork in Cambodia, Erik W. Davis radically reorients approaches toward the nature of Southeast Asian Buddhism's interactions with local religious practice and, by extension, reorients our understanding of Buddhism itself. Through a vivid study of contemporary Cambodian Buddhist funeral . . .
One Night In Poipet: A Backpacker's Guide to Human Trafficking in Southeast Asia by Richard Cranor and Kristina Rogers (Nov 28, 2015)
A backpacker recounts a harrowing encounter with human traffickers in a remote Cambodian border town.
49 Ways to Make a Living in Cambodia by Bob Martin (Nov 3, 2015)
Are you living in Cambodia? Maybe you are an expat, a foreigner, living there and you need a way to make some income. Did you know that you can make a living without a job? In the 21st Century it is very possible to make money in ways which don't require you to get a job! My name is Bob Martin. I am an . . .
King Norodom's Head: Phnom Penh Sights Beyond the Guidebooks by Steven Boswell (Oct 15, 2015)
King Norodom's Head deals with sights of Phnom Penh rarely found in guidebooks. This is not, therefore, a guidebook with walking tours of the town. There are no detailed descriptions of the Royal Palace, National Museum, or Khmer Rouge's infamous S-21 detention-cum-torture centre, though all these places make appearances in the book. Rather, the reader will learn of the gold of King Ang Duong and of Madame Chum's infamous opium den, the story behind the mysterious Frenchman buried on Wat . . .
Cycling the Mekong: Cycling Through Southeast Asia by Gerry Daly (Sep 30, 2015)
This is the engaging story of an intrepid unsupported cycling trip in Southeast Asia. From the ethereal beauty of Sapa’s hill-tribe country in the Tonkinese Alps on the Chinese border, to the Viet Cong tunnels in the south of Vietnam, this tale will captivate you. Become absorbed in the scene in Bangkok’s backpacker ghetto and the frenetic . . .
How To Stop Being A Bitch, Quit Your Lame Ass Job, and Move To Cambodia by Braeton Howard (Sep 20, 2015) Kindle eBook
A fully comprehensive guide on how to leave your boring life behind, stop making excuses, and start a new life in Cambodia.
Colloquial Cambodian: The Complete Course for Beginners by Chhany Sak-Humphry (Sep 7, 2015)
Colloquial Cambodian provides a step-by-step course in Cambodian as it is written and spoken today.
Weak States in International Relations Theory: The Cases of Armenia, St. Kitts and Nevis, Lebanon, and Cambodia by Hanna Samir Kassab (Sep 2, 2015)
Building on established theory and data, Hanna Samir Kassab seeks to explain why weak states exist within the international system. Kassab analyzes weak state behavior and subsequent changes in great power grand strategy to argue that states which are weak and vulnerable can practice an unexpected degree of autonomy unfettered by great powers. Given systemic vulnerability stemming from underdevelopment, these weak states pursue welfare in order to survive; security is a secondary concern. Such non-threatening behavior allows weak states to conduct business with great powers at opposite ends . . .
Made in Bangladesh, Cambodia, and Sri Lanka: The Labor Behind the Global Garments and Textiles Industries by Sanchita Banerjee Saxena (August 29, 2015)
The general perception of the garment and textile industry in the global South is fueled only by images of dismal labor conditions and unsuitable factories, descriptions of labor clashes with police, and analyses of low wages and exploitative multinational corporations. This book presents an insightful perspective on the garment and textiles industries in Asia by highlighting that an industry fraught with competing concerns can, in fact, collaborate and work together when it is in the interest of both the state and interest groups to do so. This comparative study recognizes the role of both the state and interest groups in the policy making . . .
A War Too Long: The USAF in Southeast Asia 1961-1975: Vietnam War, Laos and Cambodia, Communist Challenge, LeMay... by U.S. Government and U.S. Military (Aug 22, 2015)
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this U.S. Air Force (USAF) book is an exceptionally readable and interesting overview of the role of air power in the Vietnam War and the conflict in Southeast Asia. The Air Force instinctively disliked the slow, gradual way the United States prosecuted its war against the Vietnamese communists. While Americans undoubtedly delayed a communist victory in South Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia long enough to spare Thailand and other Southeast Asian countries a similar fate, the American . . .
My Tales of Woe - and Wow - from My Travels through Cambodia by Ryan Biddulph (Aug 10, 2015)
Blogging from Paradise blogger and author Ryan Biddulph shares his tales of woe and wow during his 2 month trip through Cambodia in 2013. From Phnom Penh, to Siem Reap, to Sihanoukville, to Battambang, to Kampot, Ryan braved wicked typhoons, swinging bags of vomit and intense meditation sessions in Cambodian wats to share these stories with you.
Vietnam, Cambodia & Laos Handbook (Footprint – Handbooks) by Andrew Spooner and David Lloyd (Aug 7, 2015)
With stunning scenery, colonial remnants, fascinating ruins and exotic food, Vietnam, Cambodia & Laos offer unrivalled attractions. Footprint’s 5th edition Handbook will guide you from the vivid rice paddies of Vietnam to the glittering palaces of Cambodia via picturesque, laid-back Laos.
In the Far East: A Narrative of Exploration and Adventure in Cochin-China, Cambodia, Laos, and Siam by Unknown Author (Aug 4, 2015)
Excerpt from In the Far East: A Narrative of Exploration and Adventure in Cochin-China, Cambodia, Laos, and Siam:
Cambodian Cooking: 20 Recipes by John Cook (Jul 28, 2015)
Delicious Cambodian Recipes, including their famous spicy curry!
Siem Reap: 20 Must See Attractions: Cambodia Travel Guide Book by Anton Swanepoel (Jul 28, 2015)
Explore Siem Reap and discover its hidden attractions.