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This is a random collection on links to information on Myanmar and Cambodia (below) and a small bibliography of books that are commercially available. I didn't have the time yet to comment on these sites - you'll have to find out for yourself. If you have any suggestions, please write to me: gregor.kneussel(at)gmx.net! The links were last checked on February 1st, 2004.

Myanmar

Portals

The Golden Land Myanmar

Online Burma Library

Google - Myanmar

Language

SOAS - Burmese language material

Language, literature and culture of the Union of Myanmar

Media

The New Light of Myanmar, an official daily newspaper from Myanmar

The Myanmar Times and Business Review, Myanmar's first international weekly Journal

Myanmar Perspectives Journal

The Irawaddy news magazine covering Burma and Asia

Asia Observer - Myanmar

Burma Daily

Asiaco - Myanmar

 

Opposition

Karen Website

Shanland

History

World History Archive - History of Myanmar

Tourism

Yangonow (English and Japanese)

Lonely Planet - Myanmar

Asiatour - Myanmar

Books

These are some books on Myanmar that are available either at Internet booksellers or as pirate copies at book stalls in Myanmar.

Archaeology Department (ed.): Pictorial Guide to Pagan (Rangoon, Ministry of Culture 21963).
Beijing daxue dongfang yuyan wenxue xi Miandianyu jiaoyanshi (ed.): Mian-Han cidian - Myanma-tayout abidan (Beijing, Shangwu yinshuguan 1990).
Vicky Bowman (ed.): Burmese Phrasebook (Victoria, Lonely Planet 32001).
D. G. E. Hall: Burma (British Empire History, Hutchinson's University Library, London 1950).
Steven Martin e.a.: Myanmar (Victoria, Lonely Planet 82002).
Myanmar Language Commission (ed.): Myanma-ingaleit abidan - Myanmar-English Dictionary (Yangon, Ministry of Education 2001).
John Okell: A Reference Grammar of Colloquial Burmese (London, Oxford University Press 1969).
George Orwell: Burmese Days (London, Penguin 1944).
Shway Yoe [James George Scott]: The Burman. His Life and Notions (W. W. Norton, New York 1963).

Cambodia

General

Library of Congress - County Study

Cambodian Information Portal

CIA World Factbook 2000 - Cambodia

Language

Learn Khmer

Khmer language

Media

Google - Cambodia

The Royal Government of Cambodia

Phnom Penh Post

The Voice of Cambodia Radio International (site down)

Asia Observer - Cambodia

US-Asean Business Council - Cambodia

Asiadragons News Network - Cambodia

Camnet Internet service

GoCambodia

Cambodia Development Resource Institute information on social and economic development in Cambodia

KhmerConnection

Others

Cambodian Institute for Cooperation and Peace

FUNCINPEC Party

Cambodian People’s Party (site down)

Sam Rainsy Party

Khmer Institute

Center for Khmer Studies in Siem Reap

Phnom Penh Municipality (Khmer, English, French)

Embassy of Cambodia in Washington DC

Embassy of Cambodia to Australia and New Zealand

Permanent mission of the Kingdom of Cambodia to the United Nations

Angkor Wat

Asian Development Outlook 2002 - Cambodia

Dance the spirit of Cambodia

Nginn Karet Foundation for Cambodia

History

National Archives of Cambodia

Documentation Centre of Cambodia

Yale University - Cambodia Genocide Program (English, Khmer, Thai, German)

The Origins of Angkor archaeological project

Beauty and darkness - Cambodia, the odyssey of the Khmer people

Tourism

Cambodia - Angkor Wat travel professsiona

Books

These  books on Cambodia are available either at Internet booksellers or as pirate copies at bookstores in Cambodia.

David P. Chandler: A History of Cambodia (Boulder, Westview 32000).
David P. Chandler: Brother Number One. A Political Biography of Pol Pot (Chiang Mai, Silkworm 2000).
David P. Chandler: Voices from S-21. Terror and History in Pol Pot's Secret Prison (Chiang Mai, Silkworm 2000).
David P. Chandler, Ben Kiernan (eds.): Revolution and Its Aftermath in Kampuchea: Eight Essays (Yale University Southeast Asia Studies, Monograph Series No. 25; New Haven 1983).
Franklin E. Huffman: Cambodian System of Writing and Beginning Reader With Drills and Glossary (Yale University Press 1970).
Ben Kiernan: How Pol Pot Came to Power. A History of Communism in Kampuchea, 1930-1975 (London, Verso 1985).
Ben Kiernan: The Pol Pot Regime. Race, Power and Genocide in Cambodia under the Khmer Rouge, 1975-70 (Chiang Mai, Silkworm 1997).
Nick Ray: Cambodia (Victoria, Lonely Planet 42002).