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Spaces in translation : Japanese gardens and the West

Author: Christian Tagsold
Publisher: Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, [2017]
Series: Penn studies in landscape architecture.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In Spaces in Translation, Christian Tagsold explores Japanese gardens in the West and ponders their history, the reasons for their popularity, and their connections to geopolitical events. He concludes that a process of cultural translation between Japanese and Western experts created an idea of the Orient and its distinction from the West.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
(DLC) 2017005515
(OCoLC)972640190
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Christian Tagsold
ISBN: 9780812294330 0812294335
OCLC Number: 1011192961
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: ""Cover""; ""Half title""; ""Title""; ""Copyright""; ""Contents""; ""Introduction""; ""Chapter 1. From China to Japan: The History of Asian Spaces""; ""Chapter 2. Discourses of Spaces""; ""Chapter 3. Spreading the Japanese Garden Worldwide""; ""Chapter 4. Between Essence and Invention""; ""Chapter 5. Zen and the Art of Gardens""; ""Chapter 6. Elements of the Japanese Garden""; ""Chapter 7. Authoritarian Gardens""; ""Chapter 8. Connecting Spaces, Disconnecting Spaces""; ""Chapter 9. Postmodernizing Japanese Gardens""; ""Conclusion""; ""Notes""; ""Bibliography""; ""Index""
Series Title: Penn studies in landscape architecture.
Responsibility: Christian Tagsold.

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