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Cambodia Travel Agency. Angkor journey and tours - sambor prei kuk. in Cambodia Travel Agency [database online]. 2007 [cited 06/01 2007]. Available from.
Chihara, D. 1996. Hindu Buddhist Architecture in Southeast Asia, E.J. Brill, Leiden
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Dumarçay, Jacques. 2001. Cambodian architecture : Eighth to thirteenth centuries. Handbook of oriental studies. section 3, south-east asia, v. 12 = handbuch der orientalistik., eds. Pascal Royere, Michael Smithies. Leiden ; Boston: Brill.

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Finot, Louis. 2000. A guide to the temple of banteay srei at angkor, eds. Henri Parmentier, Victor Goloubew. Bangkok: White Lotus Press.

Hatano, Naoki. Angkor ruins: Maps & illustrations. Japan, 2007 [cited 06/01 2007]. Available from

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Higham, C. 2002. Early Cultures of Mainland Southeast Asia, River, Bangkok

Indorf, P 2004. Interpreting the Hindu Temple Form: A Model Based on the Core Conceptualization of its Formal expression of Movement. The Journal of Asian Art and Archaeology Artibus Asiae 64 (2):5-.

Jacques, Claude. 1990. Angkor. Paris: Bordas.

Jacques, Claude & Philippe Lafond. The Khmer Empire, Cities and Sanctuaries from the 5th to the 13th century, Bangkok, 2007.

Laboratory of Architectural History in Waseda University. Sambor prei kuk conservation project. in Wasada University [database online]. 2006 [cited 07/01 2007]. Available from

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Parmentier, Henri. 1948. L’Art Architectural Hindou dans l’Inde et en Extrême-Orient. Paris: van Oest.

Phim, Toni Samantha. 1999. Dance in cambodia. Images of asia., ed. Ashley Thompson. Kuala Lampur ; New York: Oxford University Press.

Rooney, Dawn. 2006. Angkor : Cambodia’s wondrous khmer temples, ed. Peter Danford. 5th ed. Hong Kong : New York: Odyssey ; Distributed in the United States of America by W.W. Norton.

Tambiah, Stanley J. 1977. “The Galactic Polity: The Structure of Traditional Kingdoms in Southeast Asia.” In Anthropology and the Climate of Opinion, edited by Stanley Freed, 293:69-97. Annals New York Academy of Sciences. New York: New York Academy of Sciences.

Vecchia, Stefano. 2007. The Khmers: History and Treasures of an Ancient Civilization. New York: White Star Publishers.

Vickery, Michael. 1998. Society, economics, and politics in pre-angkor cambodia : The 7th-8th centuries, ed. Yunesuko Higashi Ajia Bunka Kenkyu Senta. Tokyo, Japan: The Centre for East Asian Cultural Studies for Unesco, The Toyo Bunko.

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Tranet, Michel, 1995-96 Sambaur-Prei-Kuk, Monuments d’Içanavarma 1er (615-628 AD), vol.1, Phnom Penh.- 1996-97 Sambaur-Prei-Kuk, Monuments d’Içanavarma 1er (615-628 AD), vol.2. Phnom Penh.-1997-98 Sambaur-Prei-Kuk, Monuments d’Içanavarma 1er (615-628 AD) et ses environs,vol.3, Phnom Penh.-Maspéro, H.1904. L’empire Khmer, Phnom Penh.

2006. Angkor : Cambodia’s wondrous khmer temples. 5th ed. Hong Kong : New York: Odyssey ; Distributed in the United States of America by W.W. Norton.

Monier-Williams, Monier. 1984. Sanskrit-English Dictionary. Delhi: Motilal Banarsidass.
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Laur, Jean. 2002. Angkor : An illustrated guide to the monuments Jessup, Helen Ibbitson. 2004 .Art & Architecture of Cambodia. New York: Thames & Hudson.

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