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Gardens and Cultural Change

A Pan-American Perspective

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$25.00 • £20.95 • €22.50

ISBN 9780884023302

Publication Date: 02/29/2008


110 pages

35 black and white photographs; 37 color photographs

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  • Introduction: Gardens and the Construction of Cultures in the Americas
  • 1. The Chinampas of the Valley of Mexico
  • 2. Gardens in the African Diaspora: Forging a Creole Identity in the Caribbean and the U.S.
  • 3. An Ideological-Aesthetic Approach to Buenos Aires Public Parks and Plazas
  • 4. Parks and Democracy in a Growing City: Palerno, Buenos Aires
  • 5. The Small Parks in New York City and the Civilizing Process of Immigrants at the Turn of the Twentieth Century
  • Contributors
  • Index

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