Are you interested in Cambodia and want to learn more about this fascinating country in South East Asia? Here is a list of books on ambodia: the country, the people, the culture, the history, travel guide books and travel tales.

A Pilgrimage to Angkor (Treasures from the Past)

The French travel writer and exotic novelist Pierre Loti (1850–1923), in his day the youngest member elected to the Academie Francaise, had dreamt of visiting the ruins of Angkor when, as a child, he came across illustrations of them among Read More

To Cambodia with Love (To Asia with Love)

From a tarantula brunch in the remote Cambodian countryside to a leisurely cyclo ride through the streets of Phnom Penh, To Cambodia With Love is a true collaboration, containing personal essays by more than fifty writers. Among them you will Read More

The Land of the White Elephant: Sights and Scenes in South-Eastern Asia: A Personal Narrative of Travel and Adventure in Farther India, Embracing the Countries … Siam, Cambodia, and Cochin-China. (1871-2)

This Elibron Classics book is a facsimile reprint of a 1873 edition by Sampson Low, Marston, Low, & Searle, London. List Price: $ 29.99 Price: $ 29.99 Read More

The Rough Guide to Cambodia 2 (Rough Guide Travel Guides)

The Rough Guide to Cambodia is the ultimate guide to this increasingly popular destination. Features include a full-colour section introducing Cambodia”s highlights, from the world renowned towers of Angkor Wat to the stunning tropical beaches of Sihanoukville. In true Rough Read More

Revolution, Reform and Regionalism in Southeast Asia: Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam (Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series)

Geographically, Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam are situated in the fastest growing region in the world, positioned alongside the dynamic economies of neighboring China and Thailand. Revolution, Reform and Regionalism in Southeast Asia compares the post-war political economies of these three Read More

Colonial Cambodia’s ‘Bad Frenchmen’: The rise of French rule and the life of Thomas Caraman, 1840-87 (Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia)

At the same time a biography and a history of how Cambodia became colonized by the French in the nineteenth century, Cambodia’s Bad Frenchmen offers a captivating account of a little-known period of colonial history. Drawing on new materials from Read More

Phnom Penh: A Cultural History Reviews

As a one-time resident of Phnom Penh and an authority on Southeast Asia, Milton Osborne provides a colorful account of the troubled history and appealing culture of Cambodia’s capital city. Osborne sheds light on Phnom Penh’s early history, when first Read More

Lonely Planet Cambodia: A Travel Survival Kit (2nd ed) Reviews

The only complete guidebook to Cambodia, this new edition has the latest information on visas, safety and transportation, and maps. In addition, there are special sections on the history, art, and architecture of the legendary Angkor Wat and Khmer language Read More

Flying Tigers over Cambodia: An American Pilot’s Memoir of the 1975 Phnom Penh Airlift Reviews

At the end of World War II, a number of former American military pilots formed the “Flying Tiger Line,” which soon became the world’s leading airfreight company. Its motto of “Anything, anytime, anywhere” was especially applicable in its humanitarian projects. Read More

The Stones Cry Out: A Cambodian Childhood, 1975-1980

“The Stones Cry Out is startlingly good as literature. It is also an important addition to a thin historical record. . . . Her account of the revolutionary rhetoric, set against the reality of what the revolutionaries were actually doing, Read More


The great temple complex of Angkor Wat, the architectural gem of the Khmer dynasty, was built between the ninth and fifteenth centuries. It rises 200 feet from the Cambodian jungle floor like a gigantic mandala, its walls adorned throughout with Read More

The Pol Pot mystery

This documentary reveals the life of Pol Pot whose real name is Saloth Sar. He was the Prime Minister of the Democratic Kampuchea and leader of the Khmer Rouges. His personal history is redrawn since his childhood until his death. Read More

Lonely Planet Cycling Vietnam: Laos & Cambodia (Lonely Planet Cycling Guides)

Discover Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia by bike – explore the best of Vietnam’s coastline, stay with hill tribes in Laos and ride around Cambodia’s ancient city of Angkor. Choose from 21 rides, ranging from sightseeing day trips to multi-day tours. Read More

Off the Rails in Phnom Penh: Into the Dark Heart of Guns, Girls, and Ganja

Phnom Penh is a city of beauty and degradation, tranquillity and violence, and tradition and transformation; a city of temples and brothels, music and gunfire, and festivals and coups. But for many, it is simply an anarchic celebration of insanity Read More

The Mark: A War Correspondent’s Memoir of Vietnam and Cambodia Reviews

Chronicles the experiences of a brash young journalist who landed a job as a war correspondent for the Los Angeles Times and became an award-winning reporter after two years in Indochina. ,000 ad/promo. Tour. IP. Rating: (out of 2 reviews) Read More

Expressions of Cambodia: The Politics of Tradition, Identity and Change (Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series)

Taking a theoretical and multidisciplinary perspective, the essays in this collection provide compelling insight into contemporary Cambodian culture at home and abroad. The book represents the first sustained exploration of the relationship between cultural productions and practices, the changing urban Read More

Sideshow, Revised Edition: Kissinger, Nixon, and the Destruction of Cambodia Reviews

In Sideshow, journalist Shawcross presents the first full-scale investigation of the secret and illegal war the United States fought with Cambodia from 1969 to 1973, paving the way for the Khmer Rouge massacres of the mid-70s. Rating: (out of 14 Read More

Laos and Cambodia Insight Guide (Insight Guides)

A brand new edition featuring illuminating text written by expert, local writers alongside over 250 inspiring full-colour photographs that will bring Laos and Cambodia’s people and places to life, at the turn of a page. From the haunting Plain of Read More

France on the Mekong: A History of the Protectorate in Cambodia, 1863-1953

Based on largely unexploited archival sources, France on the Mekong is the first comprehensive history of the colonial era in Cambodia. Rating: (out of 1 reviews) {content} List Price: $ 95.50 Price: $ 80.14 More Cambodia Products Read More

The Pol Pot Regime: Race, Power, and Genocide in Cambodia under the Khmer Rouge, 1975-79, Third Edition

Offering an account of the Cambodian revolution and genocide, this book includes a preface that takes the story up to 2008 and the UN-sponsored Khmer Rouge tribunal. List Price: $ 25.00 Price: $ 18.75 Includes narrative histories that provide a Read More