Angkor: Cambodia's Wondrous Khmer Temples

Angkor: Cambodia's Wondrous Khmer Temples

by Dawn Rooney
     
 

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The great legacy of the ancient Khmer civilization, the temples of Angkor cover an area well over 200 square kilometers (77 square miles) in northwest Cambodia. These monuments, built between the ninth and 15th centuries—the classic period of Khmer ar  See more details below

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The great legacy of the ancient Khmer civilization, the temples of Angkor cover an area well over 200 square kilometers (77 square miles) in northwest Cambodia. These monuments, built between the ninth and 15th centuries—the classic period of Khmer ar

Editorial Reviews

The New York Times
“An excellent guide, well-written,
with beautiful photographs.”
San Francisco Chronicle
“Don’t leave home without Angkor by Dawn Rooney.”

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9789622178021
Publisher:
Airphoto International Ltd.
Publication date:
04/16/2011
Series:
Odyssey Illustrated Guides Series
Edition description:
Sixth Edition
Pages:
496
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 7.96(h) x 1.23(d)

Meet the Author

American-born, Dawn Rooney has spent many years researching art history in Southeast Asia. Awarded a PhD in art history in 1983, she has written a number of books on Cambodian and Thai art and culture and has contributed to Oriental Art and numerous other journals. She lives in Bangkok.

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