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By Helen Churchill Candee,Randy Bryan Bigham,Kent Davis

"The story of it's significant; the beauty that's Angkor is unequalled in Asia." So starts off Helen Churchill Candee's vintage story of Asian experience. this day, readers can back event the secret of Cambodia's big jungle temples via her eyes. even supposing Helen Candee is better recognized for surviving the sinking of the RMS great, she walked with kings, presidents, the rich and the robust. exciting, teaching and influencing them. This self sufficient lady championed female equality and fought tirelessly for woman's rights. And, as a unmarried girl, she traveled the a ways 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 debts of the traditional Khmer capital. This extended 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 version additionally beneficial properties an unique biography of Helen Candee by means of historian Randy Bryan Bigham, and a reprint of Candee's unique account of the vast catastrophe itself.

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