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Angkor Wat

Author : luke kurtis
ISBN : 9780989026680
Genre : Poetry
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In 1963, Allen Ginsberg traveled to Cambodia and visited the ancient Khmer temples. He wrote "Angkor Wat," an eponymous poem about the temple complex. It was a very different time: pre-Vietnam War, pre-Khmer Rouge, and before the bustling tourism trade that is now the lifeblood of Siem Reap. Yet the Angkor Wat temples themselves remain a unique source of inspiration for poets and photographers who travel there from all over the world. Over half a century later, Angkor Wat by luke kurtis is both the artist's homage to Ginsberg's text as well a celebration of his own pilgrimages to the ancient city. Published in 1968, Ginsberg's Angkor Wat book was a single long poem accompanied by photographs by Alexandra Lawrence. kurtis's book is a suite of poems paired with his original photography. Chronicling the poet's own travels where he explored mythical stories and experienced mystical visions, kurtis's poems take you on a tour of Angkor Wat (and beyond) unlike any other and tell the story of one American poet deepening his Buddhist spirituality.
Category: Poetry

Angkor Wat

Author : Alison Behnke
ISBN : 9780822575856
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Traces the history and development of one of the largest ancient structures in the world, Angkor Wat.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Southeast Asia

Author : Keat Gin Ooi
ISBN : 9781576077702
Genre : History
File Size : 56.86 MB
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An in-depth, historical encyclopedia of Southeast Asia, with coverage from prehistoric times to the end of the 20th century for each country in the region. * Over 800 A–Z entries covering a wide range of diverse historical topics from the Bataan Death March to the Ramayana * Contributions from an international panel of over 130 scholars * Illustrations, maps, and photographs that are informative, critical, and up to date * A chronology, bibliography, and index complete the coverage
Category: History

Angkor Wat

Author : Michio Fujioka
ISBN : UOM:39015029042200
Genre : Religion
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Category: Religion

Moon Angkor Wat

Author : Tom Vater
ISBN : 9781631211423
Genre : Travel
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With advice you can trust and the unique perspective of writer and world traveler Tom Vater, Moon Angkor Wat has everything you need to know to have an unforgettable experience. From the unparalleled beauty of its temples to the bustling growth and culture of the nearby cities, Angkor Wat has it all. Explore Angkor Wat and its surroundings with confidence using Moon's strategic itineraries and top activities, such as the best way to tour the Temples of Angkor, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, participate in community-supported tourism, and dig deep into Khmer art and history. With expertly crafted maps and gorgeous photos, this full-color guidebook gives you the tools you need to have an immersive and unique experience. Moon Angkor Wat includes areas such as: Siem Reap Angkor Wat and Angkor Thom Anteay Chhmar Sambor Prei Kuk Preah Khan, Koh Ker, and Preah Vihear Battambang Phnom Penh Find the Moon guide that best suits your trip! Extend your trip to some of Southeast Asia's most awe-inspiring destinations with Moon Vietnam, Moon Taj Mahal and Moon Phuket & Ko Samui.
Category: Travel

The Last King Of Angkor Wat

Author : Graeme Base
ISBN : 9780857978486
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Among the ruins of beautiful Angkor Wat, Tiger, Monkey, Water Buffalo and Gecko argue over who would make the greatest king. They decide to race to the top of the hill, each hoping to prove they are most worthy. But along the way their strengths and weaknesses are revealed. Will any of them be good enough to be King? The luscious illustrations of Graeme Base are emphasised in his artwork of Angkor Wat, one of the most beautiful ruins known to people all over the world.
Category: Juvenile Fiction

Angkor Wat

Author : Hélène Legendre-De Koninck
ISBN : UOM:39015051435223
Genre : Angkor (Extinct city)
File Size : 74.17 MB
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Category: Angkor (Extinct city)

Dk Eyewitness Travel Guide Vietnam And Angkor Wat

Author : Richard Sterling
ISBN : 9781465417886
Genre : Travel
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DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Vietnam & Angkor Wat is your must-have companion to this beautiful part of the world. Vietnam opened its doors to tourists in the late 1980s and its appeal has grown ever since. Blessed with a long coast, the country now attracts sun-lovers and surfers, with resorts and spas sprouting all along the coast. This full-color, updated guide leads readers to it all, from the floating markets of the Mekong Delta in the south to the hill towns in the north, and all the best beaches to be found in between. A full chapter is dedicated to Angkor in neighboring Cambodia, with the astounding temples illustrated in detail. Whether zipping around old Hanoi in a pedal-powered cyclo or dining on the exquisite local cuisine, the DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Vietnam & Angkor Wat is indispensable. Highlights of the guide include: -Full-color photographs, illustrations, and maps. -Cutaways and floor plans of all the major sights. -3-D aerial views of the city's most interesting districts. -Comprehensive selection of hotels, restaurants, stores, and entertainment venues. -Specially devised walking tours and so much more. DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Vietnam & Angkor Wat-showing you what others only tell you. Now available in PDF format.
Category: Travel

Dk Eyewitness Travel Guide Vietnam And Angkor Wat

Author : DK
ISBN : 9781465463432
Genre : Travel
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DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Vietnam and Angkor Wat will lead you straight to the best attractions this beautiful part of the world has to offer. Explore the floating markets of the Mekong Delta, the hill towns in the north, and all the best beaches to be found in between; zip around old Hanoi in a pedal-powered cyclo; and be sure to indulge in the exquisite local cuisine. Discover DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Vietnam and Angkor Wat. + Detailed itineraries and "don't-miss" destination highlights at a glance. + Illustrated cutaway 3-D drawings of important sights. + Floor plans and guided visitor information for major museums. + Guided walking tours, local drink and dining specialties to try, things to do, and places to eat, drink, and shop by area. + Area maps marked with sights. + Detailed city maps each include a street finder index for easy navigation. + Insights into history and culture to help you understand the stories behind the sights. + Hotel and restaurant listings highlight DK Choice special recommendations. With hundreds of full-color photographs, hand-drawn illustrations, and custom maps that illuminate every page, DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Vietnam and Angkor Wat truly shows you what others only tell you.
Category: Travel

Angkor Wat

Author : Eleanor Mannikka
ISBN : 0824823532
Genre : Art
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Angkor Wat, with its magnificent towers silhouetted against the rising sun, is one of the most awe-inspiring architectural visions in the world. The temple was rescued from obscurity in the mid-19th century when French explorers reported seeing great sandstone monuments in the Cambodian jungle. At the turn of the century, as clearing began and the site re-emerged from the surrounding jungle growth, the temple was on its way to becoming recognized around the world as one of our greatest architectural achievements. Despite its impressive exterior, very little was known about Angkor Wat beyond the stories told by it bas-reliefs and the inscriptions chronicling the life of its builder, King Suryavarman II. Now, Eleanor Mannikka's study brings the principles of 12th-century Khmer temple architecture to the modern world.
Category: Art