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The Descendants of Kambu: The Political Imagination of Angkorian Cambodia

@inproceedings{Lowman2011TheDO,
  title={The Descendants of Kambu: The Political Imagination of Angkorian Cambodia},
  author={Ian Nathaniel Lowman},
  year={2011}
}
  • Ian Nathaniel Lowman
  • Published 2011
  • Geography
  • Author(s): Lowman, Ian Nathaniel | Advisor(s): Edwards, Penelope | Abstract: In the 9th century CE, a vast polity centered on the region of Angkor was taking shape in what is today Cambodia and Northeast Thailand. At this time the polity's inhabitants, the Khmers, began to see themselves as members of a community of territorial integrity and shared ethnic identity. This sense of belonging, enshrined in the polity's name, Kambujadesa (i.e., Cambodia) or "the land of the descendants of Kambu… CONTINUE READING
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