Japanese Gardens and Landscapes, 1650-1950

In Japanese Landscapes and Gardens, 1650-1950 Wybe Kuitert presents a richly illustrated survey of the gardens and the people who commissioned, created, and used them and chronicles the modernization of traditional aesthetics in the context of economic, political, and environmental transformation.

Japanese Gardens and Landscapes, 1650-1950

Wybe Kuitert

2017 | 384 pages | Cloth $69.95
Architecture | Asian Studies
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Table of Contents

Preface
Chapter 1. Landscape Enjoyed at Ease
Chapter 2. Garden Stuff and Blueprints for the Masses
Chapter 3. Time and Space in a Cup of Tea
Chapter 4. Defining the Japanese Garden: Science, Vacuum, and Confusion
Chapter 5. Passion and Emotion in the Meiji Landscape
Chapter 6. Reforming the Tradition
Chapter 7. Everybody's Landscape
Epilogue. The Cricket Cage

Notes
Bibliography
Index
Acknowledgments