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Garden Culture of the Twentieth Century

Leberecht Migge

Edited and translated by David H. Haney

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$39.95 • £34.95 • €36.95

ISBN 9780884023883

Publication Date: 08/26/2013


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  • Foreword to the English Translation
  • Translator’s Preface and Acknowledgments
  • Translator’s Introduction
  • Garden Culture of the Twentieth Century
    • Foreword
    • The Illustrations
    • I. The Presence of the Garden in History
    • II. Metropolis and Garden
      • A. Private Gardens
      • B. Public Gardens
      • C. Garden-like Forms
      • D. Garden Cities
    • III. House and Garden
      • A. Planning
      • B. Fundamental Design Principles
      • C. Composition
    • IV. People and the Garden
      • A. The Expert
      • B. The Architect
      • C. The Layperson
    • V. Vegetation
      • A. The Visually Striking among Plants
      • B. Applications
      • C. Nuggets from Practice
    • VI. Garden Structures
      • A. Garden Furniture
      • B. Arbors, Pavilions, and Pergolas
      • C. Small-Scale Architecture in the Garden
      • D. Garden Sculpture
    • VII. Ways toward New Garden Art
      • A. Ach, We Have No Art!
      • B. Art and Nature in the Garden
      • C. Garden Types
      • D. Garden Art Nevertheless?
    • VIII. The German Garden
      • A. Social Gardens
      • B. The National Economy and Gardening
    • Tables
    • Appendices
  • List of Plant Names in Garden Culture of the Twentieth Century

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