A Cultural History of Gardens: Volumes 1-6 (The Cultural Histories Series)

A Cultural History of Gardens: Volumes 1-6 (The Cultural Histories Series)

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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 Enlightenment 5. 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. Design 2. Types of Gardens 3. Planting 4. Use and Reception 5. Meaning 6. Verbal Representations 7. Visual Representations 8. Gardens and the Larger Landscape This 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.

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Michael Leslie is Professor of English at Rhodes College, USA. John Dixon Hunt is Professor Emeritus at the University of Pennsylvania, USA.

Contents

Volume One: A Cultural History of Gardens in Antiquity Volume Two: A Cultural History of Gardens in the Middle Ages Volume Three: A Cultural History of Gardens in the Renaissance Volume Four: A Cultural History of Gardens in the Age of Enlightenment Volume Five: A Cultural History of Gardens in the Age of Empire Volume Six: A Cultural History of Gardens in the Modern Age Volume One: A Cultural History of Gardens in Antiquity Edited by Kathryn Gleason, Cornell University, USA Introduction Design, Kathryn Gleason, Cornell University, USA Types of Gardens, Inge Nielsen, Hamburg University, Germany Planting, Lena Landgren, Lund University, Sweden Use and Reception, Elizabeth Macaulay Lewis, Oxford University, UK Visual Representations, Catherine Kearns, Cornell University, USA Verbal Representations, Anthony Littlewood, University of Toronto, Canada, and Katharine T. von Stackelberg, Brock University, Canada Meaning, Katharine T. von Stackelberg, Brock University, Canada Gardens and the Larger Landscape, Rachel Foulk, Emory University, USA Index Volume Two: A Cultural History of Gardens in the Middle Ages Edited by Michael Leslie, Rhodes College, USA Introduction Design, John Dixon Hunt, University of Pennsylvania, USA Types of Gardens, James Schryver, University of Northern Minnesota, USA Planting, Rebecca Krug, University of Minnesota, USA Use and Reception, Laura Howes, University of Tennessee, USA Visual Representations, Michael Leslie, Rhodes College, USA Verbal Representations, Elisabeth Augsburg Meaning, Johanna Bauman, ARTstor, USA Gardens and the Larger Landscape, Robert Liddiard and Tom Williamson, University of East Anglia, UK Index Volume Three: A Cultural History of Gardens in the Renaissance Edited by Elizabeth Hyde, Kean University, USA Introduction Design, Luke Morgan, Monash University, Australia Types of Gardens, Rafaella Fabiani-Giannetto, University of Pennsylvania, USA Planting, Margherita Zalum, Marist College, USA Use and Reception, Elizabeth Hyde, Kean University, USA Visual Representations, Ma^3gorzata Szafranska, The Royal Castle in Warsaw, Poland Verbal Representations, Michael Leslie, Rhodes College, USA Meaning, Luke Morgan, Monash University, Australia Gardens and the Larger Landscape, Mirka Benes, University of Texas at Austin, USA Index Volume Four: A Cultural History of Gardens in the Age of Enlightenment Edited by Stephen Bending, University of Southampton, UK Introduction Design, Timothy Mowl, Bristol University, UK Types of Gardens, Michael Charlesworth, University of Texas at Austin, USA Planting, Michael Symes, Birkbeck, University of London, UK Use and Reception, David Lambert, The Parks Agency, UK Visual Representations, Annie Richardson, University of Lincoln, UK Verbal Representations, Rachel Crawford, University of San Francisco, USA Meaning, Patrick Eyres, New Arcadian Press, UK Gardens and the Larger Landscape, Sarah Spooner & Tom Williamson, University of East Anglia, UK Index Volume Five: A Cultural History of Gardens in the Age of Empire Edited by Sonja Dumpelmann, Harvard University, USA Introduction Design, Brent Elliott, Lindley Library, Royal Horticultural Society, UK Types of Gardens, Brent Elliott, Lindley Library, Royal Horticultural Society, UK Planting, Mark Laird, Harvard University, USA Use and Reception, Daniel Nadenicek, University of Georgia, USA Visual Representations, Iris Lauterbach, Zentralinstitut fur Kunstgeschichte, Germany Verbal Representations, Linda Parshall, Portland State University, USA Meaning, Heath Schenker, University of California, Davis, USA Gardens and the Larger Landscape, Gert Groning, Berlin University of the Arts, and Joachim Wolschke-Bulmahn, Leibniz Universitat Hannover, Germany Index Volume Six: A Cultural History of Gardens in the Modern Age Edited by John Dixon Hunt, UK Introduction Design, Anita Berrizbeita, Harvard University, USA Types of Gardens, Peter Jacobs, University of Montreal, Canada Planting, Dennis MacGlade and Laurie Olin, Olin Partnership, Philaldelphia, USA Use and Reception, Udo Weilacher, University of Munich, Germany Visual Representations, Michael Jakob, University of Grenoble, France Verbal Representations, Michael Leslie, Rhodes College, USA Meaning, John Dixon Hunt, University of Pennsylvania, USA Gardens and the Larger Landscape, David Leatherbarrow, University of Pennsylvania, USA Index

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  • publication date: 22/09/2016
  • ISBN13: 9781350009950
  • Format: Other Formats
  • ID: 9781350009950
  • weight: 3571
  • ISBN10: 1350009954

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