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Parkscapes : green spaces in modern Japan

Author: Thomas R H Havens
Publisher: Honolulu : University of Hawai'i Press, 2016.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Japan today protects one-seventh of its land surface in parks, which are visited by well over a billion people each year. This analyses the origins, development, and distinctive features of these public spaces.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Print version :
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas R H Havens
ISBN: 9780824871680 0824871685
OCLC Number: 986658580
Notes: Previously issued in print: 2010.
Target Audience: Specialized.
Description: 1 online resource : maps (black and white)
Contents: From private lands to public spaces: early city parks --
National parks for wealth, health, and empire --
Visions of a green Tokyo --
Parks and prosperity, 1950s-1980s --
Parks and new eco-regimes.
Responsibility: Thomas R.H. Havens.

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