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For nearly a hundred years, travellers and archaeologists have been investigating the mysterious ruins of Angkor. Today, writes Michael Sullivan, much of the mystery has been dispelled; but these relics of a vanished civilization still preserve their beauty and dignity.

Nearly four centuries ago, long before the French and the Americans, writes C.R. Boxer, the Spaniards intervened in Cambodia.

K.G. Tregonning traces the path of Mongol conquest to a lesser studied destination - the ancient kingdoms of the Indo-Chinese and Malayan peninsulas.

It is a deeply unfashionable thing to ask, says Tim Stanley, but might a nation's history be affected by the character of its people?

Vietnamese troops faced little resistance when they entered Cambodia's capital on January 7th, 1979.

Ben Kiernan points out the progress, and difficulties, in recovering history and justice after genocide.

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