Sbek Thom

Sbek Thom

Khmer Shadow Theater
Pech Tum Kravel
Edited by Martin Hatch, Sos Kem, Thavro Phim
Translated by Sos Kem
A book studying the history and significance of shadow puppet theater in Cambodia. Khmer and English texts, as well as 153 full-page photographs, describe the Khmer Reamker, an ancient story whose episodes and characters have figured in Cambodian shadow theater pageants for centuries. Published jointly by UNESCO and the Cornell Southeast Asia Program.