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A guide to the gardens of Kyoto

Author: Marc Treib; Ron Herman
Publisher: Novato, California : Oro Editions, [2019] ©2019.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Third editionView all editions and formats
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"Designed for the layman as well as the professional, this concise yet comprehensive guide provides both practical information and theoretical insights into the design of the Japanese garden. Kyoto, the capital of Japan for over one thousand years, possesses a richness of garden art without equal as a living chronicle of Japanese cultural history and environmental design. Following the introductory essays are  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Guidebooks
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Marc Treib; Ron Herman
ISBN: 9781940743677 1940743672
OCLC Number: 1019886000
Description: xvii, 201 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), maps ; 20 cm
Contents: The Japanese garden and its cultural context --
Chronology --
Making the landscape of Kyoto --
Central District --
Northwest District --
Southwest District --
Northeast District.
Responsibility: Marc Treib, Ron Herman.

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A guide to Kyoto for those visiting Japan for the 2020 olympics.  Read more...

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"In the nearly 40 years since the original publication of this guide, the reputation of Kyoto as a destination for landscape design has only grown, yet this book remains the standard introduction. Read more...

 
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