[Bundle] Japanese Garden History  (日本庭園歴史)

From the Heian until the Heisei period

To understand Japanese gardens, it is necessary to gain a little knowledge about Japan's history as well.

It is fascinating how the development of gardens in Japan is this closely connected to the changing lifestyle of Japan's nobility and the changes in who holds the power.

In this series, we want to show how the gardens evolved over time, from the Heian, until the Heisei period with their incomparable strolling and, in contrast, dry landscape, and natural gardens.

This bundle contains all three volumes of our Japanese Garden History series. They contain:


Book 1:
The Tale of Gama-ike
Introduction
The First Half of the Heian Period
Shinden-zukuri
The Second Half of the Heian Period
Summary
The Tale of Prince Genji
The Fujiwara era
The Sakuteki

13 pages full of information about the History of Japanese Gardens.
24 pictures of gardens, illustrations, and art.
PDF 14MB
mobi 21MB


Book 2:
The Kamakura period and the rise of Zen
Shoin-zukuri and first semi-professional gardeners
Musō Soseki
The Muromachi period
Transformation of Saihō-ji temple and Tenryū-ji temple
The Ashikaga shoguns and their temple residences
Three types of dry landscape gardens
The Azuchi-Momoyama period
Kobori Enshū and his karikomi pruning style
Tea gardens
Summary

19 pages full of information about the History of Japanese Gardens.
31 pictures of gardens, illustrations, and art.
PDF 36MB
mobi 32MB


Book 3:
The Edo period
The Gardens of the Edo period
Edo period summary
From Edo period to Heisei period
Meiji period gardens
Taisho and Showa gardens
Heisei period gardens
Summary
Periods in pictures

17 pages full of information about the History of Japanese Gardens.
37 pictures of gardens, illustrations, and art.
PDF 12MB
mobi 29MB

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