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New Book | A Cultural History of Gardens

Posted in books by Editor on June 20, 2014

From Bloomsbury:

Michael Leslie and John Dixon Hunt, eds., A Cultural History of Gardens, 6 volumes (London: Bloomsbury, 2013), 1600 pages, ISBN: 9781847882653, $550.

9781847882653A Cultural History of Gardens presents an authoritative survey from ancient times to the present. This set of six volumes covers over 2500 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 Enlightenment
5. A Cultural History of Gardens in the Age of Empire
6. A Cultural History of Gardens in the Modern Age

Stephen Bending, ed., Volume Four: A Cultural History of Gardens in the Age of Enlightenment

• Stephen Bending (University of Southampton), Introduction
• Timothy Mowl (Bristol University), Design
• Michael Charlesworth (University of Texas at Austin), Types of Gardens
• Michael Symes (Birkbeck, University of London), Planting
• David Lambert (The Parks Agency), Use and Reception
• Annie Richardson (University of Lincoln), Visual Representations
• Rachel Crawford, University of San Francisco), Verbal Representations
• Patrick Eyres (New Arcadian Press), Meaning
• Sarah Spooner and Tom Williamson (University of East Anglia)
Gardens and the Larger Landscape

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