Cambodia in Perspective by U.S. Government and Department of Defense

These two unique guides produced by the Department of Defense provide comprehensive information about all aspects of life in Cambodia, with a special emphasis on geography, history, the economy, society, security and military matters, religion, traditions, urban and rural life, ethnic groups, crime, the environment, government, holidays, gender issues and much more.

Cambodia in Perspective - An Orientation Guide - Profile * Facts And Figures * Geography * Neighboring Countries And Area * Climate * Topographical Features * Bodies Of Water * Mekong River * Tonle Sap * Gulf Of Thailand * Major Cities * Phnom Penh * Battambang * Kampong Cham * Sihanoukville * Siem Reap * Angkor * Environmental Concerns * Deforestation * Wildlife And Conservation * Natural Hazards * Monsoons * Flooding * History * The Empire Of Funan (100 B.C.E.-500 C.E.) * The Golden Age Of Khmer Civilization: The Angkorean Period (802-1432 C.E.) * French Colonialism And The Indochina Union * World War Ii And The Colonial Vichy Government * The Establishment Of An Independent Cambodia * Cambodia And The Vietnam War * Pol Pot And The Khmer Rouge * The Zero Years: 1975-1979 * The End Of The Zero Years * New Coalitions: 1980-1985 * Multi-Party Democracy Is Established In Cambodia * Recent Developments * Economy * Standard Of Living * Agriculture * Banking * Foreign Investment & Trade * Natural Resources * Gold * Oil And Natural Gas Reserves * Industry * Tourism * Society * Ethnic Groups And Languages * Religion * Gender Issues * Cuisine * Traditional Dress * Arts * Dance * Music * Sports * Security * U.S.-Cambodian Relations * Neighboring Countries * Vietnam * Thailand * Laos * China * Issues Affecting Stability * Genocide And Justice * Poverty * Human Trafficking * Hiv/Aids * Armed Forces * Police

Khmer Cultural Orientation - Climate * Topography * Rivers And Lakes * Mekong River * Tonle Sap River * Tonle Sap Lake * Major Cities * Phnom Penh * Battambang * Sihanoukville * Kamphong Cham * History * Ancient And Colonial History * Cambodia Gains Independence * Pol Pot And The Khmer Rouge * Vietnamese Occupation * The Roadmap To Democracy * Government * Economy * Media * Ethnic Groups * Chinese * Vietnamese * Cham * Phnong * Religion * Introduction * Theravada Buddhism * Influence Of Religion On Daily Life * Religion And Government * Rebuilding Cambodia's Monastic Community * Behavior In Places Of Worship * Religious Holidays * Meak Bochea Day * Buddha's Birthday (Visaka Bochea) * Buddhist Lent (Chol Vossa) * Festival Of The Ancestors (Phchum Ben) * Traditions * Introduction * Formulaic Codes Of Politeness * Dress Codes * Hospitality * Gift Giving * Weddings * Funerals * Non-Religious Holidays * Khmer New Year * Royal Ploughing Day * Water Festival * Independence Day * Do's And Don'ts * Urban Life * housing * Education * Health Care * Telecommunications * Transportation * Currency * Restaurants And Dining * The Marketplace * Vendors And Beggars * Rural Life * Land Allocation And Ownership * Rural Economy * Transportation And Lodging * Health Care In Rural Areas * Education In Rural Areas * Rural Leadership * Landmines * Checkpoints * Family Life * Typical Household * Gender Issues * Marriage * Divorce * Childbirth * Children * Elderly

 

Book Details
Title: Cambodia in Perspective - Orientation Guide and Khmer Cultural Orientation
Author: U.S. Government and Department of Defense
Publisher: Progressive Management
Length: 305 pages
Language: English
File Size (Kindle): 1312 KB

 

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