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A Cultural History of Gardens in Antiquity
By Kathryn Gleason (editor)
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Publisher Bloomsbury USA Academic
Publication date September 22, 2016
Pages 304
Binding Paperback
Edition Reprint
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9781350009868
ISBN-10 1350009865
Dimensions 0 by 6.65 by 9.60 in.
Original list price $34.00
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The history of gardens in antiquity is characterized by a rich mix of cultures interacting throughout Europe, Africa and Asia. This period - from the sixth century BCE to the sixth century CE - was foundational to the later periods of garden history. The emergence of advanced horticultural techniques, sustained regional and international trade routes, and centralized power structures promoted the development of highly sophisticated garden culture in both private and public contexts.

New evidence derived from archaeology and fresh analysis of literary and visual sources revises our perspective, reminding us that these garden cultures were varied and diverse, yet connected through ritual, trade, conquest, and cultural practices in ways we are only beginning to define.



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Hardcover
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from Bloomsbury USA Academic (May 1, 2015)
9780857850294 | details & prices | 304 pages | List price $104.00
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Reprint edition from Bloomsbury USA Academic (September 22, 2016)
9781350009868 | details & prices | 304 pages | List price $34.00
About: The history of gardens in antiquity is characterized by a rich mix of cultures interacting throughout Europe, Africa and Asia.
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