By Alvin Cheng-Hin Lim

Illuminating advancements in modern Cambodia with political and aesthetic thought, this booklet analyses the country’s violent transition from socialism to capitalism via an cutting edge technique that mixes the classy strategy and significant concept.

To comprehend the particularities of the country’s transition and Cambodia’s unfolding come upon with neoliberal capitalism, the publication pursues the circuits of hope connecting the constellation of gadgets and kin, that's pointed out as Cambodia. Chapters specialize in 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 artistic blend of auto-ethnography, severe idea, and sector stories and the research of a old second, the ebook is of curiosity to lecturers engaged on comparative politics, Asian experiences, holocaust stories, severe thought, and within the politics of aesthetics.

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