Abbreviated Bibliography for
Nice Hat! Five Enigmas in the Life of Cambodia

VERY ESSENTIAL influences for this project:

A History of Cambodia
by David Chandler, Silkworm Books, Chiang Mai 1998 ( also by Westview Press in US 1983)

The Pol Pot Regime - Race, Power, and Genocide in Cambodia under the Khmer Rouge, 1975-79
by Ben Kiernan, Silkworm Books, Yale University 1996

The Terrible but Unfinished Story of NORODOM SIHANOUK, King of Cambodia
by Helene Cixous, translated from orig. French to English by MacCannell, Pike and Groth, U of Nebraska Press 1994

Cambodian folk Stories from the Gatiloke
retold by Muriel Paskin Carrison from a translation by The Venerable Kong Chhean, Tuttle, Boston 1987

The Customs of Cambodia
by Chou Ta-Kuan, translated into English from the French version by Paul Pelliot of Chou’s Chinese original by Gilman d’Arcy Paul. Original accounts written around 1296a.d. This volume published by Siam Society, Bangkok 1993First

The Quality of Mercy: Cambodia, Holocaust and Modern Conscience
by William Shawcross, Simon & Schuster NY 1984

Angkor Wat Style
(article) by Jean Bousselier 1952


First They Killed My Father - a daughter of Cambodia remembers
by Loung Ung, Perennial/Harper Collins, NY 2000

The Gate
by Francois Bizot, Knopf, NY 2003

Cambodia - Report From a Stricken Land
by Henry Kamm, Arcade Publishing, NY 1998

Cambodia: Year Zero
by Francois Ponchard, translated from French to English by Nancy Amphoux, Holt Rinehart & Winston, NY 1977

The Art of Southeast Asia
by Philip Rawson, Thames and Hudson, London, 1995

The Tragedy of Cambodian History - Politics, War, and Revolution since 1945
by David P. Chandler, Silkworm Books, Chiang Mai 1991, (& Yale University)

The Ancient Civilization of Angkor
by Christopher Pym, Mentor Books, NY 1968

Vietnamese pamphlet “Kampuchea, the nightmare is Over” published by Vietnam Courier, 1982


A Fez of the Heart - Travels around Turkey in Search of a Hat
by Jeremy Seal, Harcourt brace NY 1995