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The Independent Traveller's Guide to Cambodia by Alexia Cournoyer

Ever wanted to travel independently and have been too daunted, haven't travelled for a while and wonder what you've missed or just looking for ideas for your trip? Then this book is for you. Written by an independent traveller who has spent the last 30 years on and off wandering around the globe, it's a pocket guide to Cambodia. It doesn't pretend to give you all those mindboggling details that the main guides do, instead it builds on that to give you a more human picture of what to take, where to go, what to see and what to look for.

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The Road of Lost Innocence by Somaly Mam and Ayaan Hirsi Ali

As a girl she was sold into sexual slavery, but now she rescues others.

The story of a Cambodian heroine. Born in a village deep in the Cambodian forest, Somaly Mam was sold into sexual slavery by her grandfather when she was twelve years old. For the next decade she was shuttled through the brothels that make up the sprawling sex trade of Southeast Asia. Trapped in this dangerous and desperate world, she suffered the brutality and horrors of human trafficking—rape, torture, deprivation—until she managed to escape with the help of a French aid worker.

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Father Missed His Plane: A Memoir by Vincent Lee

On April 12, 1975, just days before Pol Pot's Khmer Rouge seized control of Phnom Penh, Vincent's father missed a chance to take his family and leave Cambodia on a US Marine Corp helicopter. Had they boarded the chopper, Vincent would not have had to endure four years of brutality and starvation.

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Cambodia's Curse by Joel Brinkley

A generation after the Khmer Rouge, Cambodia shows every sign of having overcome its history--the streets of Phnom Penh are paved; skyscrapers dot the skyline. But under this façade lies a country still haunted by its years of terror.

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History and Culture of Cambodia, Prehistory and Early Kingdoms by Sampson Jerry

Early Indianized Kingdom of Funan, Government, Politics, Economy, People of Cambodia.

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 far surpassed the primitive stage in culture and technical skills.

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Cambodia Uncensored by Alvin Kim

Ever read a tourist guide book and think that they don't give you the full story? Do you wonder what Cambodia is really like? Author Alvin Kim will take you through Cambodia with hilarious, horrifying, and humbling stories from his month-long trip through the Kingdom of Wonder. From braving the bathrooms of the countryside and fighting off beggars to eating at a restaurant run by the North Korean government, each story paints a picture of a Cambodia never seen in guide books. Where other books stop, Cambodia: Uncensored begins.

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The Gate by Francois Bizot

In 1971 a young French ethnologist named Francois Bizot was taken prisoner by forces of the Khmer Rouge who kept him chained in a jungle camp for months before releasing him. Four years later Bizot became the intermediary between the now victorious Khmer Rouge and the occupants of the besieged French embassy in Phnom Penh, eventually leading a desperate convoy of foreigners to safety across the Thai border.

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