A Cultural History of Gardens : Volumes 1-6, Multiple copy pack Book

A Cultural History of Gardens : Volumes 1-6 Multiple copy pack

Edited by Michael Leslie, John Dixon Hunt

Part of the The Cultural Histories Series series

Description

A Cultural History of Gardens presents an authoritative survey from ancient times to the present.

This set of six volumes covers over 2,500 years of gardens as physical, social and artistic spaces. 1. A Cultural History of Gardens in Antiquity 2. A Cultural History of Gardens in the Medieval Age 3.

A Cultural History of Gardens in the Renaissance 4. A Cultural History of Gardens in the Age of Enlightenment5.

A Cultural History of Gardens in the Age of Empire 6.

A Cultural History of Gardens in the Modern Age Each volume discusses the same themes in its chapters:1.

Design2. Types of Gardens3. Planting4. Use and Reception5. Meaning6. Verbal Representations7. Visual Representations8. Gardens and the Larger LandscapeThis structure means readers can either have a broad overview of a period by reading a volume or follow a theme through history by reading the relevant chapter in each volume. Superbly illustrated, the full six-volume set combines to present the most authoritative and comprehensive survey available on gardens through history.

Information

  • Format: Multiple copy pack
  • Pages: 264 bw illus
  • Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Landscape art & architecture
  • ISBN: 9781350009950

£125.00

 
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