Leakthina Chau-Pech Ollier,Tim Winter's Expressions of Cambodia: The Politics of Tradition, Identity PDF

By Leakthina Chau-Pech Ollier,Tim Winter

Taking a theoretical and multidisciplinary standpoint, the essays during this assortment supply compelling perception into modern Cambodian tradition at domestic and in another country. The publication represents the 1st sustained exploration of the connection among cultural productions and practices, the altering city panorama and the development of id and kingdom development twenty-five years after the autumn of the Khmer Rouge regime. As such, the crew of foreign individuals handle the politics of improvement and conservation, culture and modernity in the worldwide financial system, and transmigratory hobbies of the twenty-first century.

Expressions of Cambodia presents a brand new measurement to the Cambodian experiences by means of enticing the rustic in present debates approximately globalization and the commodification of tradition, post-colonial politics and id buildings. well timed and much-needed, this quantity brings Cambodia again into discussion with its neighbours, and in so doing, valuably contributes to the starting to be box of Southeast Asian cultural reports.

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