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Angkor Observed: A Travel Anthology Of Those There Before

Angkor Observed: A Travel Anthology Of Those There Before (Paperback)

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ANGKOR OBSERVED consists of a selection of early travellers' impressions of the Khmer empire's ancient, 12th-century capital and the legends that inspired the majestic stone temples of Angkor, which were described by a visitor in the 1920s as 'the most impressive sight in the world of edifices'. The work brings to the reader out-of-print impressions of early western travellers, including tales and legends based on the oral tradtition, published for the first time. Rooney, an art historian specialising in Southeast Asia who has made over fifty trips to Angkor since

Travel & MapsTravel writing Publisher: Orchid Press Publishing Limited Publication Date: 01/12/2001 ISBN-13: 9789748304793  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Dr. Dawn Rooney, has written several books on Southeast Asian art and culture including Angkor. An Introduction to the Temples (1994). A Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society and the Royal Asiatic Society, she divides her time between residences in Bangkok, London and San Francisco.

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