Angkor: An Introduction to the Temples

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Odyssey, 1994 - Angkor (Extinct city) - 240 pages
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An art historian's guide to the temples of Angkor. Included are background chapters on history, religion and the arts, sections on each temple and sightseeing itineraries around the 35 accessible sites detailed here. The text is illustrated with photographs, maps, plans and elevations.

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User Review  - Valerie - Goodreads

A substantial book, well worth your time. Read as much as you can prior to a visit to Siem Reap; then read more after you've visited. Read full review

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User Review  - Nicole - Goodreads

This is an incredibly imformative book on all the temples in Angkor. Also includes the history of Angkor and background of the different Hindu gods seen in many of the bas reliefs in the temples. Read it before you visit each temple and keep it handy while you're there. Read full review

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Angkor Thom 80
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