Sacred Gardens and Landscapes: Ritual and Agency

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Price
$42.00
Publisher
Dumbarton Oaks Research Library & Collection
Publish Date
Pages
314
Dimensions
9.44 X 1.32 X 10.23 inches | 3.31 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780884023050
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About the Author

Michel Conan is the former Director of Garden and Landscape Studies at Dumbarton Oaks.
Richard Price is the author of twelve books, including an earlier work on the Saramaka people, the award-winning First Time: The Historical Vision of an Afro-American People. He is coeditor, with Sally Price, of John Gabriel Steadman's Narrative of a Five Year Expedition against the Revolted Negroes of Surinam. He has taught at Stanford, Yale, Johns Hopkins, Minnesota, and the University of Paris.

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Gardens reveal the relationship between culture and nature, yet within the substantial library of garden literature, Sacred Gardens and Landscapes is among the few to focus on what the garden means in the spirit realm...Undeniably, Sacred Gardens and Landscapes is a magnificent compendium about a subject address by few writers: the mystical dimension of gardens.--Dorothea Bedigian "Plant Science Bulletin "