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Discover the customs and traditions of the ancient Khmer society and its influence on modern Cambodian culture. From the art, architecture and bas-reliefs of the Angkor temple complex to the cityscapes of modern Phnom Penh. Learn about the illicit trafficking of ancient Khmer sculptures and other works of art.

Adoration and Glory: The Golden Age of Khmer Art by Emma C. Bunker and Douglas Latchford

Adoration and Glory is a celebration of centuries of artistic achievements of the Khmer peoples, a civilization nearly forgotten. The Khmer empire created one of the world's most glorious traditions of sculpture and architecture, inspired and influenced by the spiritual and in particular the Tantric, Hindu and Buddhist cultures and religions of India.

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Modern Khmer Cities by Vann Molyvann

This book offers an analysis of urban planning in Cambodia by the preeminent Cambodian architect and urban planner, HE Vann Molyvann. The urban areas of Angkor / Siem Reap, Phnom Penh, and Sihanoukville are examined through rich layers of historical, geological and ecological analysis.

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