By John Dixon Hunt
Hunt exhibits right here how cultural assumptions and native geography have formed gardens and their which means. He explores our carrying on with responses to land and reworkings of the flora and fauna, encompassing a large diversity of gardens, from historical Roman occasions to early Islamic and Mughal gardens, from Venetian gardens to chinese language and eastern gardens, in addition to the discovery of the general public park and sleek panorama structure. an international of Gardens seems to be at key chapters in backyard historical past, reviewing their value in earlier and current and tracing the recurrence of other topics and motifs within the layout and reception of gardens during the global.
A global of Gardens celebrates the concept that comparable reviews of gardens are available in lots of diversified instances and areas, together with sacred landscapes, clinical gardens, city gardens, secluded gardens and symbolic gardens. good illustrated and wide-ranging, this ebook is a treasure trove of principles and inspiration.
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A World of Gardens by John Dixon Hunt