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Angkor Cambodia"s Wondrous Khmer Temples, Fifth Edition (Odyssey Illustrated Guide) by Dawn Rooney

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Published by Odyssey .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Religious buildings,
  • Travel & holiday guides,
  • Travel,
  • Travel Guides,
  • History - General History,
  • Asia - Southeast,
  • Architectural & Industrial,
  • Asia - Southeast Asia,
  • International Architecture - Asian,
  • Travel / Asia / Southeast,
  • Museums, Tours, Points of Interest,
  • Angkor (Extinct city),
  • Cambodia,
  • Extinct cities,
  • Guidebooks,
  • Temples,
  • Temples, Buddhist

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatTurtleback
Number of Pages488
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9160288M
ISBN 109622177271
ISBN 109789622177277

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  ANGKOR, Cambodia's Wondrous Khmer Temples is not only a very practical guide for visiting the Khmer monuments at the Angkor archaeological park but also for visiting the Khmer monuments in Phnom Penh. Furthermore this guidebook includes the most important remote temples (Banteay Chhmar, Koh Ker, Preah Vihaer, Beng Mealea)/5(32). Having been to Angkor Wat and its' surrounding temples on a number of occasions, I was looking forward to this book. 44 pages in all! The temples that are all lightly covered are: Angkor Wat,The Bayon, Beng Mealea, Banteay Srei and Ta Prohm,4/4(18). Bring this book with you to the Angkor temples. It has complete maps of all the temples with descriptions of how to find some of the hidden reliefs and sculptures in the temples. It also has suggested itineraries and lets you know the best time to visit each site for photography/5(17).   Ancient Angkor is an informative guidebook to the complete complex of Angkor and other Angkorian sites in Cambodia such as the Roluos group. The lavish photographs of the temples and other sites are complemented by an informative introduction by Freeman to /5.

This brilliant book looks at the organization of Angkor Wat, as well as the other monuments of the Khymer civilization in terms of mathematics, geography, and distance measurements. Extensive tables, and references to earlier French works. A valuable guide to anyone planning a study or tour of ancient by: Angkor Wat is fascinating and this book does a great job of showing just how beautiful and majestic it really is. Richard Sobol is a photographer who explored the temple complex over a series of weeks. His photographs are beautiful and really highlight the book/5. Price: $/pcs. Chom Nor Besdong. PAPER CLIP NO Price: $/box. WHITE BOARD MARKER. Giraffe Plus pen. GIRAFFE BRIGHT HIGHLIGHTER. Paper Lever Arch File FC. Designed primarily for the first time visitor to the Angkor complex, the book is lightweight and opens flat for easy use. There are three primary features which set this book apart: Artistic recreations, in the form of transparent overlays, show what the temples would have looked like years ago in their heyday (see images below). The recreations in the book are the fruit .

pages packed with (updated) information, illustrations and detailed maps, yet delivered in a portable, easy-to-use format. Focusing on the Angkor temples is the lightest, and the smallest in size, of the Angkor guide books offering more than a brief introduction to the site/5(24). Angkor book. Read 12 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. The great legacy of the ancient Khmer civilization, the temples of Angkor we /5. Angkor Thom Book Center, Phnom Penh. 14, likes 92 talking about this 17 were here. Importers wholesalers Retailers of office supplies, Stationery and BooksFollowers: 15K.   I personally learned a lot from this book as a great reference to summarizing the lead-up and the eventual establishment of Angkor. The book is full of lots of details, and as a reference I am sure it is hard to pass. However, this was a difficult book to read, especially during the long, drawn out achievements of the various rulers of Angkor/5.