Week Eleven Reflections

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I spent a great deal of time working through the book this past week, and in particular making sure the Cambodian History was accurate and ‘fit for purpose’. DC-Cam have been brilliant in providing extra archive images, and I think all is now set. Vicky and I are working on the final edit before sending the file (hopefully early next …

Place and Placelessness

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As I have been finalising the book edit, I have increasingly been drawn to maps to help tell the story – both the Khmer Rouge history, and that of the school program. This has prompted me to go back to Edward Relph’s Place and Placelessness, a geography classic. I was introduced to his work by comments in James Tyner’s book, The …