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Best Books about Cambodia to read before you visit

Best Books about Cambodia to read before you visit
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One of the best ways to prepare yourself to visit a new destination is to read and learn about it before you go. To know a little about the history and culture not only prepares you but also gives you a deeper understanding of what you are seeing and experiencing.

As well as non fiction such as guidebooks, histories and biographies of famous people from the area it is worth reading fictional works set in the country too.

Cambodia may be the land of Angkor Wat, beautiful islands and home to 8 UNESCO World Heritage Sites but it is also synonymous with the brief rule in the 1970’s of the Khmer Rouge and the brutal killing of an estimated 1.7 million people (21% of the population)

Visiting Cambodia is as much about learning about its recent past as its ancient history.

So what can you read to help better understand this South East Asian country before you visit? You will find my selection of  books about Cambodia is a great place to start learning about the country.

BEST BOOKS ABOUT CAMBODIA

NON FICTION BOOKS ABOUT CAMBODIA

BOOKS ABOUT CAMBODIA - TRAVEL GUIDES AND MORE

Travel Guides for Cambodia

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