A richly illustrated journey through Indochina, and in particular Cambodia in the early years of the French Protectorate.
A portrait of one of the most controversial members of the Mekong Expedition, and a plea for 'enlightened colonialism' in...
A critical interpretation of earlier travel guidebooks and mapping operations as colonial appropriation of the Angkorean space.
How the history of Cambodia was taught in Indochina Catholic schools at the start of the 20th century
The astonishingly vivid and detailed Geography of India and Indochina by French free-thinker Élisée Reclus.
Pistes, fleuves et jungles: A travers l'Indochine et les pays voisins [Trails, Rivers, Jungles: Across Indochina and Neighboring Countries]
A pleasant read from a typical French 'grand reporter' of the 1930s who befriended famous journalist Albert Londres.
Poison Arrows: Strange Journey with an Opium Dreamer, Annam, Cambodia, Siam and The Lotos Isle of Bali
A smart feminist in 1935 Angkor. Sensuality, hints to opium-enticed paradises, Bali women: "Asia lifted its curtain at the moonlit...
Rejecting the notion of 'Angkorean tradition', the author emphasizes the Siamese influence on modern times Cambodian Court Dance.
Ancient Khmer sculptures as "political gifting": the controversial case of cultural exchanges between Colonial France and Imperial Japan during World...