A wartime twist of fate made Paul Cravath one of the only Westerners in history to gain full access to the formerly sequestered troupe of the Royal Cambodian Ballet.
Earth in Flower book review in Asian Theater Journal. The book is a treasure trove. It includes more than 180 photographs, drawings, and paintings; listings of early and mid twentieth century Royal Palace performance programs
On seeing “Earth in Flower” Paul Cravath is thrilled, cover to cover. “I wrote it as my doctoral dissertation at the University of Hawaii…
With the global notoriety of the relatively recent Khmer Rouge atrocities, dance does not immediately spring to the fore in public images of Cambodia. Books examine ancient Khmer dance tradition in Cambodia
Paul Cravath’s Earth in Flower bears witness to rich history of royal Khmer dance tradition until the very end. Lost Dance Troupe of Cambodia-Book Review of Earth in Flower by Kaunana Magazine
Holmes Beach resident Kent Davis could have been forgiven if he had given up his dreams of publishing books on Asian history, supporting a Cambodian school, and decoding the mystery of the 1,780 female statues at Angkor Wat temple in Cambodia. Island publisher renews quest to solve mystery of Angkor Wat women
Two recently published books on Cambodia’s classical dance reveal aspects of the art that have rarely been addressed in previous works. The Language of Khmer Classical Dance in Cambodia