Publication Date: Aug 2012
RRP: $49.95
ISBN: 9781921867286
Format: Paperback
Size: 153mm x 234mm
Pages: 312
Category: Monash Asia

Old Myths and New Approaches

Interpreting Ancient Religious Sites in Southeast Asia

Edited by Alexandra Haendel

Open Access

Old Myths and New Approaches: Interpreting Ancient Religious Sites in Southeast Asia brings together recent research by leading experts on Southeast Asia in the pre-modern era. Chapters cover sites from the early and Angkor-period Cambodia and Vietnam, on the mainland, to temples in Java and Bali, and discuss many different aspects of these sites’ uses and functions.

This comprehensive, innovative and interdisciplinary work will be invaluable to scholars and students of historical Southeast Asia.

Alexandra Haendel

Dr Alexandra Haendel received her PhD from the School of Oriental and African Studies, London, and is currently an Adjunct Research Fellow at the Monash Asia Institute. Her research focuses on the relationship between space and usage in Hindu-Buddhist foundations in...
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