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  • Title: Temple in the Clouds
  • Autor: John Burgess
  • Editor: River Books
  • Relaese Date: 01 May 2015
  • ISBN: 6167339546
  • EAN: 9786167339542
  • Language: English
  • Age of Range: 15 years
  • Edition: allinonedrucker.net
  • Format Book: PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
  • Number of page: 256 pages
  • File Size: 11MB
  • Rating: ★★★★★



Description Temple in the Clouds by John Burgess

Perched atop a five-hundred-meter cliff in the far north of Cambodia, Preah Vihear ranks among the world'
s holiest sites. It was built a millennium ago as a shrine to Hindu god Shiva by the same civilization that gave the world Angkor Wat. Sadly, it has been transformed recently into a battlefield prize, first with Cambodian factions during the Cambodian civil war, and later (to present) it has been the focus of sometimes violent border disputes with Thailand. In Temple in the Clouds former Washington Post foreign correspondent John Burgess and author of two previous books on Cambodia, draws on extensive research in Cambodia, Thailand, France and the United States to recount the cliff top monument'


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