Post‐conflict Heritage and Tourism in Cambodia: The Burden of Angkor

  title={Post‐conflict Heritage and Tourism in Cambodia: The Burden of Angkor},
  author={Tim Winter},
  journal={International Journal of Heritage Studies},
  pages={524 - 539}
  • T. Winter
  • Published 2008
  • Political Science
  • International Journal of Heritage Studies
The World Heritage Site of Angkor is enduring one of the most crucial, turbulent periods in its 1200‐year history. Since the early 1990s over 20 countries have contributed millions of dollars to help safeguard and restore its temples. As one of Southeast Asia’s premier destinations, Angkor has also seen a 10,000% growth in international tourist arrivals in just over a decade. The challenges arising from the intense convergence of these two paradoxical and unstable agendas—heritage conservation… Expand
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