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By Helen Churchill Candee,Randy Bryan Bigham,Kent Davis

ISBN-10: 1934431001

ISBN-13: 9781934431009

ISBN-10: 1934431028

ISBN-13: 9781934431023

"The story of it's excellent; the sweetness that's Angkor is unrivaled in Asia." So starts off Helen Churchill Candee's vintage story of Asian event. this present day, readers can back adventure the secret of Cambodia's titanic jungle temples via her eyes. even though Helen Candee is better identified for surviving the sinking of the RMS sizeable, she walked with kings, presidents, the rich and the robust. wonderful, teaching and influencing them. This autonomous girl championed female equality and fought tirelessly for woman's rights. And, as a unmarried lady, she traveled the a long way East with a willing eye for aspect, an inquisitive brain, and a sensitivity for neighborhood tradition. Helen Candee's travelogue continues to be probably the most evocative English language bills of the traditional Khmer capital. This increased hardcover variation marks the 1st reissue of her entire 1924 paintings with greater than a hundred old illustrations, an index and bibliography. For the 1st time in print, this variation additionally good points an unique biography of Helen Candee via historian Randy Bryan Bigham, and a reprint of Candee's unique account of the monstrous catastrophe itself.

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