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Art of the Japanese Garden

Art of the Japanese Garden

[A] great book for becoming acquainted with the topic of Japanese gardens -- Landscape Architecture

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ISBN 9784805311257
Barcode 9784805311257
Published 31 March 2011 by Tuttle Shokai Inc
Format Paperback
Author(s) By Young, Michiko
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ISBN-13 9784805311257
ISBN-10 4805311258
Stock Out of stock
Status Not currently available
Publisher Tuttle Shokai Inc
Imprint Tuttle Shokai Inc
Publication Date 31 March 2011
Publication Country Japan Japan
Format Paperback
Author(s) By Young, Michiko
Category Garden Design & Planning
Number of Pages 176
Dimensions Width: 216mm
Height: 279mm
Spine: 14mm
Weight 853g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
NBS Text Gardening
ONIX Text General/trade
Dewey Code 712.60952
Catalogue Code 178921

Description of this Book

The Art of the Japanese Garden traces the development and blending of gardening traditions, as well as the inclusion of new features as gardening reached new heights of sophistication on Japanese soil. The book features a number of the most notable gardens in Japan, including graveled courtyards, early aristocratic gardens, esoteric and paradise gardens, Zen gardens, warrior gardens, tea gardens and stroll gardens.

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NZ Review A well-written and beautifully illustrated reference book intended for a broad audience. It is a great book for becoming acquainted with the topic of Japanese gardens -- Landscape Architecture

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Author's Bio

David Young taught anthropology at the University of Alberta in Canada before retiring. Together with his wife, he has researched Japanese aesthetics for many years. A keen photographer, he took most of the photographs for this book. Michiko Young was born in China and raised in Japan. She conducts culture tours to Japan for those who wish to get off the beaten track. David and Michiko live in the Rocky Mountains of British Columbia, Canada. They co-authored Introduction to Japanese Architecture.

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