Feature In the Shadow of Angkor The ruined temples of Cambodia’s medieval empire became symbols of a people who had forgotten their history. In reality, they demonstrate an inherent continuity. Joanna Wolfarth | Published in History Today Volume 71 Issue 2 February 2021 Bayon Temple, 1866, by John Thomson © British Library Board/Bridgeman Images. To continue reading this article you will need to purchase access to the online archive. Buy Online Access Buy Print & Archive Subscription If you have already purchased access, or are a print & archive subscriber, please ensure you are logged in. Please email email@example.com if you have any problems.