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By Alvin Cheng-Hin Lim

Illuminating advancements in modern Cambodia with political and aesthetic conception, this booklet analyses the country’s violent transition from socialism to capitalism via an leading edge procedure that mixes the classy method and demanding concept.

To comprehend the particularities of the country’s transition and Cambodia’s unfolding come across with neoliberal capitalism, the booklet pursues the circuits of wish connecting the constellation of items and family, that's pointed out as Cambodia. Chapters concentrate on the pre-colonial empire of Angkor, the invasions of Siam and Vietnam within the 19th century, the devastation of the Khmer Rouge genocide and the following Vietnamese profession, and the current rapacity of Hun Sen’s neoliberal government.

A inventive blend of auto-ethnography, severe conception, and quarter stories and the research of a old second, the e-book is of curiosity to teachers engaged on comparative politics, Asian reports, holocaust reports, severe thought, and within the politics of aesthetics.

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