An economic history of Cambodia in the twentieth century
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Published by NUS Press in Singapore .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Economic policy,
  • Economic conditions

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 330-338) and index.

StatementMargaret Slocomb
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHC442 .S56 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationxxi, 345 p. :
Number of Pages345
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25092876M
ISBN 109789971694999
LC Control Number2010353553

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An Economic History of Cambodia in the Twentieth Century by Slocomb, Margaret, Singapore, NUS Press, , xxi + pp.. This book provides an overview of twentieth‐century Cambodian economic history up until about , building on the work of . The course of economic change in twentieth century Cambodia was marked by a series of deliberate "conscious human efforts" that were typically extreme and ideologically driven. While colonization, protracted war and violent revolution are commonly blamed for Cambodia's failure to modernize its economy in the twentieth century, Margaret Slocomb's Economic History of Cambodia in the Twentieth.   (). Book Review: An Economic History of Cambodia in the Twentieth Century. South East Asia Research: Vol. 21, No. 3, pp. Book review Slocomb, Margaret, An Economic History of Cambodia in the Twentieth Century. Singapore: NUS Press, x + pp. ISBN: 9 9.

  The key thrust of this book — An Economic History of Cambodia in the twentieth Century — can be expressed in the phrase ‘ plus ça change, plus c’est la même chose ’, regardless of the ideology that drove the power holders at any given time. 1 In this book, Dr Slocomb points to two enduring themes operating in the Cambodian economy and society, regardless of the prevailing form . While colonization, protracted war and violent revolution are commonly blamed for Cambodia's failure to modernize its economy in the twentieth century, Margaret Slocomb's Economic History of Cambodia in the Twentieth Century questions whether these circumstances changed the underlying structures and relations of production. She also asks. Abstract. While colonization, protracted war and violent revolution are commonly blamed for Cambodia's failure to modernize its economy in the twentieth century, Margaret Slocomb's Economic History of Cambodia in the Twentieth Century questions whether these circumstances changed the underlying structures and relations of production. An Economic History of Cambodia in the Twentieth Century both builds on the work of other scholars and makes extensive use of archival material in its treatment of the Cambodian economy up until about the year It will lay a foundation for scholars undertaking investigations into Cambodia in the future.

"An important and valuable book that provides a rounded view of the political, social, and economic scene in Cambodia."—May Ebihara, City University of New York "A learned, solidly researched, unceasingly lucid narrative history of one of the fiercest and bloodiest and most puzzling of all twentieth-century revolutions. An Economic History of Cambodia in the Twentieth Century: Slocomb, Margaret: : Libros5/5(1).   Margaret Slocomb, An Economic History of Cambodia in the Twentieth Century. Singapore: NUS Press, ; published with support from the Nicholas Tarling xxi, ; maps, photos, tables, chart, notes, bib., index. * * * Serious survey works on the economic history of mainland Southeast Asia or of one of its component parts are a rarity in these times. The importance of and . Get this from a library! An economic history of Cambodia in the twentieth century. [Margaret Slocomb] -- While colonization, protracted war and violent revolution are commonly blamed for Cambodia's failure to modernize its economy in the 20th century, this book questions whether these circumstances.