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River Cities, City Rivers
ISBN: HB: 9780884024255, Harvard University Press, June 2018
410 pp., 26.7x21.6 cm, 65 colour illus., 130 halftones, 6 maps
Cities have been built alongside rivers throughout history. These rivers can shape a city's success or cause its destruction. At the same time, city-building reshapes rivers and their landscapes. Cities have harnessed, modified, and engineered rivers...
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£46,00
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Sound and Scent in the Garden
ISBN: HB: 9780884024224, Harvard University Press, May 2017
368 pp., 27.9x21.6 cm, 13 colour illus., 113 halftone and colour photos, 4 line illus.
While we often approach gardens as things to be seen – thus engaging the rational, intellectual part of the human brain – "Sound and Scent in the Garden" explores the more elusive experiences of sound and smell. These senses are important dimensions...
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Technology and the Garden
ISBN: PB: 9780884023968, Harvard University Press, April 2014
294 pp., 25.7x17.8 cm, 143 colour illus., 17 line illus., 4 maps
Technology is the practice and activity of making, as well as the tools that enable that making. It is also the realm of ideas behind those endeavors, the expanse of technical knowledge and expertise. At once material, intellectual, active, and socia...
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Garden Culture of the Twentieth Century
ISBN: HB: 9780884023883, Harvard University Press, September 2013
242 pp., 25.4x20.3 cm, 1 table, 84 halftones
Leberecht Migge (1881-1935) was one of the most innovative landscape architects of the early twentieth century. With work ranging from large urban parks to housing settlements with allotment gardens, he sought to create functional green spaces that w...
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Travel Report An Apprenticeship in the Earl of Derby's Kitchen Gardens and Greenhouses at Knowsley, England
ISBN: HB: 9780884023890, Harvard University Press, September 2013
144 pp., 25.4x20.3 cm, 9 colour photographs, 13 halftones
For centuries, travel was an important part of a gardener's initial and continuing professional training. Educational journeys to parks and gardens at home and abroad were consistently recorded in lengthy reports and articles for professional journal...
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£25,00
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Landscapes of Development The Impact of Modernization Discourses on the Physical Environment of the Eastern Mediterranean
ISBN: PB: 9780977122448, Harvard University Press, August 2013
200 pp., 24.1x19 cm, 50 black&white illus.
This book examines the impact of development policies and politics on the physical environment of the Eastern Mediterranean, a region defined here not as a rigid geographical area but as a larger cultural context. Since the end of World War II, the d...
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Designing Wildlife Habitats
ISBN: HB: 9780884023852, Harvard University Press, April 2013
304 pp., 26.6x21.5 cm, 2 tables, 27 halftones, 126 colour illus.
The vision of a garden shared peacefully by humans and animals is a familiar, but elusive, landscape trope. Whether threatened by habitat destruction or climate change, displaced by urbanization or invasive species, poisoned by industrial toxins, or...
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£36,00
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Interlacing Words and Things Bridging the Nature-Culture Opposition in Gardens and Landscape
ISBN: PB: 9780884023692, Harvard University Press, April 2012
180 pp., 25.7x17.8 cm, 70 colour illus., 22 black&white illus.
"Interlacing Words and Things: Bridging the Nature-Culture Opposition in Gardens and Landscape" examines the various ways in which the natural world has been transformed through the creative use of language. The nine contributors do not assume that t...
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Desert Tourism Tracing the Fragile Edges of Development
ISBN: PB: 9781934510186, Harvard University Press, February 2012
160 pp., 25.1x16.3 cm, 50 halftones, 10 colour illus.
Deserts are becoming increasingly popular tourist destinations. However, the growth of this tourism niche raises particular challenges, jeopardizing their fragile ecosystems and straining scarce resources. Paradoxically, the increasing popularity of...
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Clio in the Italian Garden Twenty-First Century Studies in Historical Methods and Theoretical Perspectives
ISBN: PB: 9780884023678, Harvard University Press, June 2011
288 pp., 25.7x17.8 cm, 3 maps, 43 black&white illustrations, 48 colour photographs, 40 colour illus.
Italian gardens have received more attention from historians than perhaps any other garden tradition. This volume presents eight richly illustrated essays by established and emerging scholars that suggest striking new directions for future research....
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