Review of Giteau’s History of Angkor



One of the problems involved in try to get to grips with Cambodian history is the lack of straightforward accounts of what we know about what happened, where and when. This is at least partly because the principal source of information is in the form of inscriptions on stones written in a language that few people can understand. Inscriptions are not always written with a view to expressing clearly the kind of information that would be useful to a contemporary audience but, instead, involves the kind of religious material that once was considered incredibly important.

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