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Perspectives on Garden Histories

Edited by Michel Conan

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$35.00 • £28.95 • €31.50

ISBN 9780884022657

Publication Date: 01/01/1999


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  • Introduction [Michel Conan]
  • Prelude: Landscape Studies, 1952–1972 [Elisabeth Blair MacDougall]
  • The Study of the History of the Italian Garden until the First Dumbarton Oaks Colloquium [David R. Coffin]
  • Recent Developments and Perspectives in the Historiography of Italian Gardens [Mirka Beneš]
  • Approaches (New and Old) to Garden History [John Dixon Hunt]
  • History and Historiography in the English Landscape Garden [Michael Leslie]
  • Mughal Gardens: The Re-emergence of Comparative Possibilities and the Wavering of Practical Concern [James L. Wescoat Jr.]
  • “Leaping the Property Line”: Observations on Recent American Garden History [Kenneth Helphand]
  • The Search for “Ecological Goodness” among Garden Historians [Joachim Wolschke-Bulmahn]
  • From Vernacular Gardens to a Social Anthropology of Gardening [Michel Conan]
  • Longing and Belonging in Chinese Garden History [Stanislaus Fung]
  • Contributors
  • Index

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