A Short History of Gardens

A Short History of Gardens

by Gordon Campbell

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780198784616
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 02/01/2017
Pages: 144
Sales rank: 1,280,349
Product dimensions: 4.80(w) x 6.80(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Gordon Campbell is Professor of Renaissance Studies at the University of Leicester, and is a Fellow of the British Academy. In January 2012 he was presented with the Longman History Today Trustees Award (for lifetime contribution to history). He has authored and edited many books for OUP including The Oxford Dictionary of the Renaissance (2003); Renaissance Art and Architecture (2004); John Milton: Life, Work and Thought (2008; co-author); Bible: the Story of the King James Version, 1611-2011 (2010); and The Hermit in the Garden: from Imperial Rome to Ornamental Gnome (2013).

Table of Contents

Introduction
1. The Ancient Garden
2. The Medieval Garden
3. The Islamic Garden
4. The East Asian Garden
5. The Western Garden Part One
6. The Western Garden Part Two
7. The Western Garden Part Three
8. Future History of the Garden
Glossary
Further Reading
Index

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