Cambodia and the West: 1500 - 2000 by T.O.Smith

This volume brings together an interdisciplinary team of established and emerging scholars from the disciplines of history, political science and communication studies, to provide a historical reappraisal of Cambodia’s relationships with the West. Contributors to the volume examine moments of historical import in Cambodia's history, from the sixteenth to the twenty-first century.

These include Cambodia’s first contacts with European mercantilism; the establishment of formal French colonialism and commercialism; British peace enforcement and diplomacy after the Second World War; independence, modernisation and the onset of the Cold War and the United Nations peace process; and the Khmer Rouge genocide tribunal of more recent times. The result is a unique and significant new analysis of some of Cambodia’s most controversial interactions with the West, demonstrating how far the West has shaped the development of Cambodia in the contemporary epoch.

 

Book Details
Title: Cambodia and the West: 1500 - 2000
Author: T.O.Smith
ISBN-10: 1137555319
ISBN-13: 978-1137555311
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Length: 222 pages
Language: English
Dimensions: 8.3 x 5.8 x 0.8 inches
Weight: 1.2 pounds

 

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