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Kingdom of the Monkey - war graft and karaoke in 1990s Cambodia - cover

Kingdom of the Monkey - war graft and karaoke in 1990s Cambodia

Jim Taylor

Publisher: The Conrad Press

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‘Kingdom of the Monkey’ is the extraordinary and vivid account of a country so captivating, yet so obscure in every way, that the deeper you go in the harder it gets to look away. Cambodia, 1993 – 2003: this is no tropical paradise; stay too long out there and soon nothing you may come across really holds the same power to shock or surprise you. It’s a time when all acceptable norms of humanity seem to be turned upside down. Even the last of Indochina’s civil wars, grinding on out in the countryside, presents as a mere sideshow diversion to the main events being played out in the free-for-all capital that is Phnom Penh.
Available since: 10/02/2023.

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