Angkor the Magnificent - The Wonder City of Ancient Cambodia - download pdf or read online

By Helen Churchill Candee,Randy Bryan Bigham,Kent Davis

ISBN-10: 1934431001

ISBN-13: 9781934431009

ISBN-10: 1934431028

ISBN-13: 9781934431023

"The story of it's awesome; the sweetness that is Angkor is unequalled in Asia." So starts off Helen Churchill Candee's vintage story of Asian event. this present day, readers can back event the secret of Cambodia's immense jungle temples via her eyes. even supposing Helen Candee is healthier recognized for surviving the sinking of the RMS significant, she walked with kings, presidents, the rich and the robust. exciting, teaching and influencing them. This self reliant lady championed female equality and fought tirelessly for woman's rights. And, as a unmarried lady, she traveled the a long way East with a prepared eye for aspect, an inquisitive brain, and a sensitivity for neighborhood tradition. Helen Candee's travelogue continues to be probably the most evocative English language debts of the traditional Khmer capital. This accelerated hardcover variation marks the 1st reissue of her whole 1924 paintings with greater than a hundred old illustrations, an index and bibliography. For the 1st time in print, this version additionally positive factors an unique biography of Helen Candee through historian Randy Bryan Bigham, and a reprint of Candee's unique account of the sizeable catastrophe itself.

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