Templation Library, a collection of print books selected for their general interest, their literary merit or the quality of their iconography.

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Angkor and Cambodia in the Sixteenth Century

by Bernard Philippe Groslier

​Seminal compendium of major Spanish and Portuguese sources on Angkor, B.P. Groslier's work (initially published in French in 1958) is also an important contribution on the "decline and fall" of the Angkorian Empire.

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真腊风土记 (Chenla Stories) / 1

by Zhou Daguan

吴哥数据库的最新收录书籍,周达观于1296年所记录的吴哥见闻《真腊风土记》:1/原本的复印本 2/2016年新版的由中国考古学家夏鼐于1981年所著的真腊风土记校注

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Language: Chinese

Le feu et l'amour | Fire and Love

by Makhali-Phal

A symbolist and powerful novel set in an imaginary Angkorean palace.

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Language: French

L'architecture hindoue en Extreme-Orient | Hindu Architecture in the Far East

by Léon Marie-Eugène de Beylié

Archeological, architectural and historical sum on Indic influences in Southeast Asia.

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Language: French

Angkor Wat & Cultural Ties With India

by K.M. Srivastava

Considerations on Angkor and architectural preservation by a leading Indian archeologist.

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Language: English

Banteay Chhmar

by Peter D. Sharrock & Claude Jacques & Swati Chemburkar & John Sanday & Paisarn Piemmettawat
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Language: English

Children's Corner | ផ្នែកកុមារ

by Angkor Database

A selection of books for the younger Angkor visitors.

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Languages: English, French, Khmer

Dancing in Cambodia, At Large in Burma

by Amitav Gosh

A dazzling, poignant journey through Cambodia's modern history and the 'Stories in Stones' told by Angkor.

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Language: English

Khmer Silverwares

by Vireak Kong

Silver ( ប្រាក់,'Prak', in Khmer) through Cambodian history, ending with a fine analyzis of regional styles and productions of modern silversmiths.

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Language: English

Cambodian Glory

by Harriett Winifred Ponder

"The Mystery of the Deserted Khmer Cities and their vanished splendour; and A Description of Life in Cambodia To-Day"

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Language: English

Seams of Change: Clothing and the Care of the Self in late 19th and 20th century Cambodia

by Chea Narin

The interviews of elderly Cambodians about their everyday lives and how traditions and modernity would combine.

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Languages: English, Khmer

Fleur de Lotus (Lotus Blossom)

by Charles Bellan

An "orientalist" novel based on extensive knowledge of Angkorean civilization and Khmer popular culture.

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Language: French

Danses Cambodgiennes (Cambodian Dance)

by Samdech Chaufea Thiounn & Sappho Marchal

The first complete study on Khmer classical (royal) dance by a Cambodian researcher, Minister of the Royal Palace in the 1920s.

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Language: French

Bali and Angkor: A 1930s Pleasure Trip Looking at Life and Death

by Geoffrey Edgar Solomon Gorer

Out-of-the-box considerations on Khmer Art and the fall of Angkor.

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Language: English

André Maire, Peintre Voyageur (The Traveling Artist)

by Collective & André Maire

Paintings and sketches by a prolific artist who visited Angkor starting from 1919.

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Language: French

Chansons cambodgiennes (Cambodian Songs)

by Albert Edouard Lazare Tricon & Charles Bellan

54 traditional Khmer songs transcribed with musical scores and a temptative transliteration.

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Languages: French, Khmer

Voyage dans les Royaumes de Siam, de Cambodge et de Laos

by Henri Alexandre Mouhot

Famous relation of the January 1860 visit to Angkor site, in the original version and edition.

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Language: French

L'Art de la cuisine cambodgienne | The Culinary Art of Cambodia

by Princess Rasmi Sobhana Norodom

Traditional Khmer cuisine recipes compiled by the Royal Aunt of King Norodom Sihanouk.

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Languages: English, French

Les gens d'Angkor (The People of Angkor)

by Thierry Diwo

Heartfelt portraits of Cambodian people living within the Angkorian territory in the 1990s.

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Language: French

Cambodia from Funan to Chenla, A Thousand Years of Monetary History

by Guillaume Epinal

While the Angkorian civilization never developed a real monetary system, the kingdoms of Funan and Chenla did use various types of money in their transactions.

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Language: English

Sosoro Museum Guidebook

Opened in 2019, the Sosoro Museum in Phnom Penh is dedicated to the history of economy and monetary systems in the Kingdom of Cambodia.

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Languages: English, French, Khmer