Landscapes in History Design and Planning in the Eastern and Western Traditions

ISBN-10: 0471293288

ISBN-13: 9780471293286

Edition: 2nd 1999 (Revised)

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This is a text/reference on the history of development of landscape architecture and environmental design. It offers a treatment of cultural, social, political, technological, and philosophical issues as they influence landscape history.
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Book details

List price: $160.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 1999
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 1/25/1999
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 864
Size: 9.00" wide x 11.50" long x 2.00" tall
Weight: 4.994
Language: English

PHILIP PREGILL is Associate Professor in the Department of Landscape Architecture at California State Polytechnic University in Pomona. NANCY VOLKMAN is Associate Professor of Landscape Architecture at Texas A&M University.

European Landscapes
Prehistory: Migration and Adaptation
The Near Eastern Landscapes: Neolithic Settlements
Mesopotamia and the Indus Valley
Egypt and the Nile Valley
The Mediterranean Landscape: Roman Hegemony
Continental Europe: Agriculture, Feudalism, and Community
The Late Middle Ages: Urban and Rural Landscape Development
Humanism and Ideal Landscapes
Enlightenment and Romanticism
The Twentieth Century: Modernism and Planning
Asian Landscapes: India & Subcontinent of Asia
Landscapes of the Rising Sun: Design and Planting in Japan
The North American Landscape
Pre-Columbian and European Colonial Landscapes
The Early National Period
A New Land to Process: Development of Transportation and Land Tenure Systems
The Romantic Period
Parks Produce a New Profession
Urban Planning in the Nineteenth Century
Impact of Railroads on the American Landscape
Design for Ostentation: The Late Victorian Eclectic Landscape
Noble Realities and Ignoble Pretenses: The City Beautiful
The City Scientific
The Revival of Classicism: Landscape Architecture in an Era of Conspicuous Consumption
To Preserve and Conserve: Protection of Natural and Cultural Resources
The 1930s: Era of Public Works
The Automobile Age
The Modern City
Modern Garden Design and Site Planning
Source Acknowledgments
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