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Mahendraparvata: The City on The Hill

by Jean-Baptiste "JB" Chevance

Probably the major archeological finding for 2019, the result of a 20-year prospection on Phnom Kulen Plateau.

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Mahendraparvata: The City on The Hill

by Jean-Baptiste "JB" Chevance & Damian Evans & Nina Hofer & Sakada Sakhoeun

Probably the major archeological finding for the year 2019, result of a 20-year prospection on Phnom Kulen Plateau.

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Languages: English, French

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Étude de la distribution des apsaras "avec ou sans diademe" (Apsaras and their ornaments in Angkor Wat)

by Prakaidao "Tian" Phurksakasemsuk

A thorough study of the female figures "inhabiting" Angkor Wat leads the author to novel considerations about the symbolic and social roles of the Apsaras.

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Language: French

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The Ruins of Angkor

by Cecyl Holliday

A 1931 account of Angkor, "the city of mystery".

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Language: English

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Henri Mouhot´s Travels in Siam, Cambodia and Laos, 1858-1860

by Charles Mouhot & Henri Alexandre Mouhot

First edition of Henri Mouhot's famous relation on his journeys through Indochina.

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Language: English

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Khmer Temples and the Astronomic True East

by Asger Mollerup

GPS-based field research on Khmer temples in Northeastern Thailand.

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Language: English

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The Decline and Fall of Angkor (12th-15th Century)

by Patmawan Buranamat

A contemporary summary of various explanations regarding the decline and fall of Angkor as a "megacity".

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Language: English

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Stones to Angkor

by Collective

Dating Khmer Temples construction along the East Royal Road with the provenance of sandstone blocks, based on their magnetic susceptibility.

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Language: English

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Noblemen, Bureaucrats or Strongmen?

by Dominic Goodall

Who were the "vassal kings" or "governors" in Cambodia's pre-Angkorian times?

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Language: English

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The Origins of the Civilization of Angkor

by Charles F. H. Higham

How a constellation of tribes and linguistic systems derivating from Bronze and Iron Ages led to the Angkor civilization.

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Language: English

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King in the Temple: Jayavarman VII Case Study

by Christophe Pottier

A study in the only four statuary representations of a major Angkorian sovereign.

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Language: French

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Following the non-money trail

by Eileen Lustig & Terry Lustig

Why the vast, complex hirerarchic and social organization in Angkor never developed its own monetary system.

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Language: English

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Le théâtre et la danse au Cambodge

An inspired, often poetical evocation of the ancestral Khmer dance

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Language: French

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The End of Angkor?

by David Brotherson

Modification and re-use of walls and fortifications through the declining phase of Greater Angkor.

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Language: English

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About André Malraux's Infamous Expedition to Banteay Srei

by Raoul-Marc Jennar

The letter André Malraux sent to French Resident-General after being assigned to house-arrest for looting Banteay Srei temple

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Language: French

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António da Madalena, "First European in Angkor"

A biographical notice of the Portuguese friar who went to Angkor in the 16th century.

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Languages: English, Portuguese

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"Aksoon Khoom": Khmer Heritage in Thai & Lao Manuscript Cultures

by Jana Igunma

The Khoom Script, in its diverse versions, among Thai and Lao manuscripts.

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Language: English

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Rediscovering Less-Famous Temples

by Avy Travel Blog

Out-of-the-beaten-path and yet wondrous smaller temples revisited by a group of young Cambodian bloggers

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Language: English

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The World's Oldest Plan of Angkor

by Yoshiaki Ishizawa

Who drew the very first known plan of Angkor Wat, the "Jetavana"?

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Languages: English, Japanese

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Chinese Ceramics at Angkor

by Aedeen Cremin

Tomb excavations around Angkor and Phnom Kulen areas show a persistent presence of ceramic objects imported from China.

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Language: English

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Khmer Religion

by Anne Hansen

Entry in the International Encyclopedia of Religion, 2d edition

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Language: English

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On Zhou Daguan's Customs of Cambodia

by Paul Eugène Pelliot

Foreword of Paul Pelliot's translation of the 13th century account on Angkor by Chinese diplomat Zhou Daguan.

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Languages: French, Chinese

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Bernard Philippe Groslier, A Biography

by Elizabeth Moore

Bernard Philippe Groslier (1926-1986), a formidable figure in the history of Angkorian studies.

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Language: English

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Louis Delaporte, un amoureux de l'Orient

by Elisabeth Grillo-Nicolini

A short evocation of French explorer and artist Louis Delaporte, one of the pioneers in collecting and documenting Ancient Khmer art.

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Language: French

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Dance as Devotion

by Chloe Calderon Chotrani

Indic Influences on Dance as Devotion in Angkor

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Language: English

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Angkorian Grandeur & Post-Colonial Cambodia (1953-1970)

by Michael S. Falser

Angkorian legacy played a central part in the building of national identity and cultural fabric of independent Cambodia.

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Language: English

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The CKS Library, Wat Damnak, Siem Reap

by Marie Eiriksson

Set amongst Wat Damnak serene gardens, the most comprehensive library in Siem Reap

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Language: English

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Khmer Ceremonies Around The Year, Part I

by Éveline Porée-Maspero

The first and only attempt to a summary of the major religious and cultural celebrations in Cambodia

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Language: French

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Khmer Ceremonies Around The Year, Part II

by Éveline Porée-Maspero

The first and only attempt to a summary of the major religious and cultural celebrations in Cambodia

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Language: French

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Le Cambodge, Part III

by Etienne Aymonier
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Language: French

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Le Cambodge, Part II

by Etienne Aymonier
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Language: French

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Le Cambodge

by Etienne Aymonier
Seminal essay on Cambodia, the land, its people and its history. Then director of the Ecole Coloniale, Etienne Aymonier was...
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Language: French

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Is Angkor Wat a 12th-century Facebook?

by Andrew Buncombe
"They stand and stare like silent sentinels, sensuous rather than erotic, carved with elegance and care. But exactly who are...
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Language: English

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The PĀŚUPATA Sect in Ancient Cambodia and Champa

by Swati Chemburkar & Shivani Kapoor
From bas-reliefs at the My Son Temple, Indian researchers Swati Chemburkar and Shivani Kapoor retrace the presence of an ascetic...
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Dancing architecture at Angkor: ‘Halls with dancers’ in Jayavarman VII's temples

by Swati Chemburkar
Who were the dancers at King Jayavarman VII's court? What was the social status of these highly skilled and sophisticated...
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Language: English

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The Land of The White Elephant / Part 1

by Frank Vincent
First travel account by an American citizen through the lands of Burma, Siam, Cambodia and Cochin-China, Frank Vincent Jun.'s book...
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The Land of The White Elephant / Part 2

by Frank Vincent
First travel account by an American citizen through the lands of Burma, Siam, Cambodia and Cochin-China, Frank Vincent Jun.'s book...
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La Route Sacrée/Sacred Road to Angkor

by Catherine Vanesse
From Phimai (Isan Province, Thailand) to Angkor, 225 km graced by Khmer Temples and ancient buildings. 
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Languages: English, French

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Matching Statues and Pedestals

by Anthony Kuhn
Apart from the legal aspect in terms of international laws and protection of the Cambodian cultural heritage, the return of...
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Language: English

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Inventory of French Doctoral Dissertations on Southeast Asia

by Annabel Vallard
From architecture to philosophy, all the PhD dissertations inscribed to the French Academic Registry since year 2000. Related to the...
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Languages: English, French

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Economie, sociologie et pouvoir / La société cambodgienne (1863-1886)

by Maurice Comte
The masterful work of French economist and sociologist Maurice Comte explores the post-Angkor and post-Cambodian Dark Ages era, prelude to...
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Language: French

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Water Management in Angkor

by Collective
An archeological approach of the management of water resources in Angkorian times. Saving and keeping water for a growing population...
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Language: English

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The Angkorian Palimpsest

by Fabienne Luco

Daily Life of Villagers Living on a World Heritage Site: Angkor in Cambodia.

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Language: English

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The Khmer Dance Project

by Suppya Nut
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The Legend of Apsara Mera

by Suppya Nut
Detailed analysis of Princess Norodom Buppha Devi’s choreography for the Royal Ballet of Cambodia. Behind the dance compositions, a whole...
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Language: English

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La religion des Cambodgiens

by Fabienne Luco
A clear and concise essay on Buddhism Theravada as it is followed in Cambodia.
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Language: French

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Les habitants d'Angkor, thèse de doctorat

by Fabienne Luco
Conclusions d'une vaste these d'anthrophologie sociale et d'ethnologie presentant "une lecture dans l’espace et dans le temps des inscriptions sociales...
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Language: French

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Apsara Authority Guidelines

by Khun-Neay Khuon
Principles for the preservation of Angkor Archeological Park, issued by The Apsara Authority when the Khmer Temples site entered the...
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Languages: English, Khmer

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Roads to and from Angkor

by Mitch Hendrickson
Pioneer academic work on the ¨Historic Routes to Angkor¨
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The Lost City of Cambodia: Mahendraparvata

by Chiara Goia & Joshua Hammer

Lidar exploration shows a "template of Angkor Wat" high on the Phnom Kulen plateau.

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Language: English

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