Alvin Cheng-Hin Lim's Cambodia and the Politics of Aesthetics (Routledge PDF

By Alvin Cheng-Hin Lim

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

To comprehend the particularities of the country’s transition and Cambodia’s unfolding come across with neoliberal capitalism, the e-book pursues the circuits of hope connecting the constellation of items and kin, that's pointed out as Cambodia. Chapters specialise 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 next Vietnamese profession, and the current rapacity of Hun Sen’s neoliberal government.

A inventive mixture of auto-ethnography, serious idea, and quarter stories and the research of a ancient second, the publication is of curiosity to teachers engaged on comparative politics, Asian reports, holocaust reviews, serious concept, and within the politics of aesthetics.

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