Nature perfected : gardens through history

William Howard Adams ; principal photography by Everett Scott

In a progression that is both chronological and geographic, Nature Perfected details the contributions to gardening by each society--from the ancient Greeks, Romans, and Egyptians to the incomparable English gardens, and all points in between--in this ground-breaking history of the gardens of the world's greatest civilizations. 300 illustrations, 250 in color.

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  • I Looking for Eden: the garden in the ancient world
  • gardens before Rome
  • Egypt
  • Rome. II The earthly paradise: the Middle Ages
  • the Islamic garden
  • Mughal India. III Labours in perfection: Italy
  • France. IV The genius of the place: the English garden before
  • the revolution
  • the landscaping of England
  • the English landscape garden outside of England. V Gardens of the East: the Chinese garden
  • the Japanese garden. VI The New World: colonial American gardens
  • the changing American landscape
  • Victorian garden dilemmas
  • 20th-century solutions.

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書名 Nature perfected : gardens through history
著作者等 Adams, William Howard
Scott, Everett
出版元 Abbeville Press
刊行年月 c1991
ページ数 356 p.
大きさ 26 cm
ISBN 9780896599192
NCID BA17242234
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言語 英語
出版国 アメリカ合衆国