A short history of the ancient civilization of Angkor, home to the spectacular temple of Angkor Wat.
Lively narrative of an extraordinary civilization Charles Higham has spent many years in the field at the sites where the first finds were made Repackaged for paperback with an attractive new cover treatment Cambodia is becoming more popular as a destination for Western travellers
Charles Higham has been active in archaeological research in Southeast Asia since 1969. He has published a series of final excavation reports and is the author of two major syntheses of the region's prehistory, The Archaeology of Mainland Southeast Asia, and The Bronze Age of Southeast Asia. He is a Fellow of the British Academy, and Professor of Anthropology at the University of Otago in New Zealand.