DUMBARTON OAKS COLLOQUIUM ON THE HISTORY OF LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE
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Sacred Gardens and Landscapes

Ritual and Agency

Edited by Michel Conan

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$35.00 • £28.95 • €31.50

ISBN 9780884023050

Publication Date: 06/30/2007

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Gardens reveal the relationship between culture and nature, yet within the substantial library of garden literature, Sacred Gardens and Landscapes is among the few to focus on what the garden means in the spirit realm… Undeniably, Sacred Gardens and Landscapes is a magnificent compendium about a subject address by few writers: the mystical dimension of gardens.—Dorothea Bedigian, Plant Science Bulletin

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