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At the Edge of the Forest : Essays on Cambodia, History, and Narrative in Honor of David Chandler

Bookcover - At the Edge of the Forest
Anne Hansen. At the Edge of the Forest : Essays on Cambodia, History, and Narrative in Honor of David Chandler. Cornell University SEAP Press, 2008.

Inspired by David Chandler’s groundbreaking work on Cambodian attempts to find order in the aftermath of turmoil, these essays explore Cambodian history using a rich variety of sources that cast light on Khmer perceptions of violence, wildness, and order, examining the “forest” and cultured space, and the fraught “edge” where they meet.

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