A History of Cambodia (4th Edition) by David Chandler

By David Chandler

During this transparent and concise quantity, writer David Chandler offers a well timed evaluate of Cambodia, a small yet more and more obvious Southeast Asian state. Praised via the magazine of Asian reviews as an “original contribution, more suitable to the other current work,” this acclaimed textual content has now been thoroughly revised and up to date to incorporate fabric analyzing the early background of Cambodia, whose well-known Angkorean ruins now allure a couple of million travelers every year, the loss of life of Pol Pot, and the revolution and ultimate cave in of the Khmer Rouge. The fourth variation displays contemporary examine via significant students in addition to Chandler’s lengthy immersion within the topic and comprises a completely new part at the demanding situations dealing with Cambodia this present day, together with an research of the present country of politics and sociology and the expanding pressures of globalization. This finished evaluation of Cambodia will light up, for undergraduate scholars in addition to basic readers, the heritage and modern politics of a rustic lengthy misunderstood.

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P, transmitted thus: Η ι δου τ τ’ αει μα κα τρ πο · ο τ ν αοιδ ν χατον, αλλ’ κν ω μ τ μελιχρ τατον τ ν π ων ολε απεμα´ξατο. χα ρετε λεπτα ιε , ρ του μβολον αγρυπν η . 32 Dirk Obbink The reading αοιδ ν, given by the manuscripts of AP 9. 507 and Achilles De Arati uita 5 Di Maria (= Vit. ’24 However, the word-order is odd and the accusative is left without a controlling verb. Oxy. LXVIII 4648, the oldest witness, gives this epigram, written as prose, with αοιδω[ (l. Oxy. LXVI 4499, a third-century codex of the Book of Revelations that gives (at l.

Against this is held up the eternal energy of inspired poetry (‘For deathless powers to verse belong’), and to this are called to witness Alcaeus, Sappho, and primitive (Welsh? ) poetry (‘initiatory strains / Committed to the silent plains / In Britain’s earliest dawn’). The final two stanzas, set forth above, challenge time’s power to obscure even these literary monuments, juxtaposing exuberant hopes for the rediscovery of lost poetic works, for example, of Pindar (‘Some Theban fragment’) and Simonides.

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