Angkor Database

Cambodia Captured

by Jim Mizerski

"Angkor's First Photographers in 1860's Colonial Intrigues"

Photography as an art and a testimony, but also as a tool for power games and colonial influences -- through an exhaustive study of the first photographic documentation on Angkor, author Jim Mizerski draws a vivid portrait of greed and control-driven intrigues around an intangible worldwide patrimony...and a fundamental part of Khmer identity.