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angkor wat, titanic, cambodia, khmer, candee, helen candee, churchill, adventure travel, asian travel, thailand, siam, southeast asia, women's studies



When Helen Candee traveled to Cambodia in 1922, she was already a public figure known for surviving the RMS Titanic disaster, supporting female equality and fighting for women's rights. Ultimately this independent woman influenced kings, presidents and the English speaking world with her moving tales of Asia.

This hardcover edition includes Candee's complete 1924 tale of Asian adventure, supplemented by her first person account of the Titanic sinking, a bibliography, index and more than 100 antique illustrations.

And featuring Life's Décor - The first original biography of Helen Churchill Candee's life, by historian Randy Bryan Bigham.
 

Book Details

Title: Angkor the Magnificent

Author:
Helen Churchill Candee

ISBN:
978-1-934431-00-9

Genre:
Non-Fiction; History, Travel, Biography

BISAC:

TRV001000 TRAVEL/Special
Interest/Adventure
HIS048000 HISTORY/Asia/Southeast Asia

Format:
Casebound, 358 pgs, with bibliography & index

Price:
$39.95 (See Amazon for discount pricing)
About the Authors
Author: Helen Churchill Candee was a remarkable 20th century woman who traveled the world with a keen eye for detail, an inquisitive mind and a sensitivity for local culture. By her hand, we have the first, and most evocative, English language account of the ancient Khmer civilization's lost capital of Angkor.

Biographer: Randy Bryan Bigham is a journalist, author and historian specializing in Edwardian era cultural history. He has worked with the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston; the Museum of London; the Titanic Museum; and the National Geographic Channel. Bigham is now completing a new book, "Lucile", which is the biography of another Titanic survivor, Lady Duff Gordon.
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