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Angkor and the Khmer civilization

Author: Michael D Coe; Damian Evans
Publisher: [New York, NY] : Thames & Hudson, 2018.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Second editionView all editions and formats
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The ancient city of Angkor in Cambodia has fascinated scholars and visitors alike since its rediscovery in the mid-19th century. The beauty and multiplicity of the sculptures that adorn its temples and structures are striking, its sheer size overwhelming--in the archaeological world, nothing equals it. This concise but complete and authoritative survey of Khmer culture has now been thoroughly updated to incorporate  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael D Coe; Damian Evans
ISBN: 9780500293171 0500293171 9780500052105 0500052107
OCLC Number: 1064689427
Notes: Previous edition: Angkor and the Khmer civilization / Michael D. Coe. 2003.
Description: 304 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm
Contents: Introduction --
The setting --
Peoples and languages --
The Khmer before history --
The early kingdoms period : winds of change --
The classic Angkor period : from kingdom to empire --
The life and culture of classic Angkor --
The post-classic period : decline and transformation.
Responsibility: Michael D. Coe & Damian Evans.

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'Absorbing' - Journal of the Siam Society 'An informative yet accessible introduction to Angkor and its architectural achievements' - Food & Travel 'An essential reference for both the layperson and Read more...

 
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