Water Management in Angkor
Publication: Antiquity 82
Language : English
An archeological approach of the management of water resources in Angkorian times. Saving and keeping water for a growing population, a challenge that predates modern times.
This type of archeological research is paramount for a better understanding of Angkor's social organization, the preeminence of agriculture in the Khmer Empire's economy and the possibles causes leading to its decline and fall.