Pillaging Cambodia

The Illicit Traffic in Khmer Art by Masha Lafont

Publisher: McFarland & Company

Written in English
Cover of: Pillaging Cambodia | Masha Lafont
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Subjects:

  • Forgery, falsification & theft of artworks,
  • Oriental art,
  • Asia - Southeast Asia,
  • Art And Society,
  • Arts And Public Policy,
  • Art & Art Instruction,
  • Art,
  • Cambodia,
  • Asian,
  • History - General,
  • Art thefts,
  • Art, Khmer

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Prum Kunthearo, one of the eight writers, said it was the first time she had used a female protagonist in a story since she began writing books in Cambodia (kămbō´dēə), Khmer Kampuchea, officially Kingdom of Cambodia, constitutional monarchy ( est.

pop. 15,), 69, sq mi (, sq km), SE Asia. Cambodia is bordered by Thailand on the west and north, by Laos on the north, by Vietnam on the east, and by. Cambodia has signed a pact with the United States to counter what Washington describes as the "alarming" pillaging of centuries-old artefacts from the impoverished Asian : John Aglionby.

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The commune of Banteay Chhmar contains 14 villages. The massive temple of Banteay Chhmar, along with its satellite shrines and reservoir (baray), comprises one of the most important and least understood archaeological complexes from Cambodia's Angkor y: Cambodia.Other articles where Cambodian literature is discussed: Cambodia: Literature: Cambodia has a long literary tradition, based largely on Indian and Thai literary forms.

Few people could read the indigenous literature, however, because historically only a small portion of the population was literate. Even so, most Khmer are familiar with the stories of such.