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Published: 10 November 2016

224 Pages | 10 colour plates and 25 black and white images


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 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