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Published: 28 February 2019

184 Pages | 15 black and white images


ISBN: 9780199689873

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Garden History: A Very Short Introduction

Gordon Campbell

Very Short Introductions

  • 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
  • Part of the Very Short Introductions series - over nine million copies sold worldwide
  • Originally published in hardback as A Short History of Gardens