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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 really is excellent; the beauty that's Angkor is unequalled in Asia." So starts off Helen Churchill Candee's vintage story of Asian experience. this present day, readers can back adventure the secret of Cambodia's giant jungle temples via her eyes. even supposing Helen Candee is healthier identified for surviving the sinking of the RMS mammoth, she walked with kings, presidents, the rich and the robust. wonderful, instructing and influencing them. This autonomous lady 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 the most evocative English language bills of the traditional Khmer capital. This elevated hardcover variation marks the 1st reissue of her whole 1924 paintings with greater than a hundred vintage illustrations, an index and bibliography. For the 1st time in print, this variation additionally positive aspects an unique biography of Helen Candee through historian Randy Bryan Bigham, and a reprint of Candee's unique account of the sizeable catastrophe itself.

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