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Phnom Penh : a cultural history /

Milton Osborne.

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Main Author: Osborne, Milton E.
Published: New York : Oxford University Press, 2008.
Series: Cityscapes.
Regions: Phnom Penh (Cambodia) - History.
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A personal introduction to a changing city -- Deciphering the palimpsest: finding the past in the present -- Iberian alarums and excursions -- Royal, city, colonial city -- Transformation: building the new Phnom Penh in an era of colonial good feeling -- Phnom Penh before the second World War: a literary way station for the Angkor temples -- Watershed years, 1939-1953 -- "Sihanouk time": 1953-1970 -- Three years, eight months and twenty days: Phnom Penh under Pol Pot -- Writing obituaries for "old Phnom Penh" -- Ambiguous city in an ambiguous country, 1979-1993 -- Today's city: somehow hope survives.
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Table of Contents for: Phnom Penh : a cultural history