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Published: 01 February 2017

144 Pages | numerous illus.

ISBN: 9780198784616

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A Short History of Gardens

Gordon Campbell

  • A celebration of gardens' many practical and aesthetic functions
  • Discusses iconic gardens from history, including the gardens of Suzhou, the temple garden of Nikko, the the Medici gardens around Florence, the Escorial and the Tudor gardens at Hampton Court Palace
  • Pinpoints cultural signposts and landmarks in gardens on a global scale
  • Discusses the future of the garden in terms of innovation and climate change