Use the resources provided here — before, during, and after travel — to deepen your knowledge and understanding of Cambodia and the topics and issues we will explore during our time there.



Readings and Websites

Cambodia: General Overview

History, Culture, Language, Education and Religion

U.S.-Cambodia Relations

The Khmer Rouge Tribunal

Mekong River and Other Environmental Issues


Suggested Readings and Websites for Follow-on In-depth Studies

Chandler-CambodiaA History of Cambodia, by written by a renowned academic David Chandler, provides a comprehensive history of Cambodia and its contemporary politics.




Vickery-CambodiaCambodia: 1975-1982, written by Michael Vickery, presents a unique and carefully researched analysis of the Democratic Kampuchea regime of the Khmer Rouge (1975-79) and the early years of the People’s Republic of Kampuchea (1979-89).



Other Suggested Readings and Websites