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Sakuteiki: Visions of the Japanese Garden (Tuttle Classics of Japanese Literature)

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The andlt;iandgt;Sakuteikiandlt;/iandgt;, or "Records of Garden Making," was written nearly one thousand years ago. It is the oldest existing text on Japanese gardening-or any kind of gardeningand#8212in the world. In this edition of the andlt;iandgt;Sakuteikiandlt;/iandgt; the authors provide both an English-language translation of this classic work and an introduction to the cultural and historical context that led to the development of Japanese gardening.

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Written nearly one thousand years ago, this is the oldest existing text on Japanese gardening

Synopsis:

The Sakuteiki, or "Records of Garden Making," was written nearly one thousand years ago. It is the oldest existing text on Japanese gardening-or any kind of gardening—in the world. In this edition of the Sakuteiki the authors provide both an English-language translation of this classic work and an introduction to the cultural and historical context that led to the development of Japanese gardening.

Synopsis:

The Sakuteiki, or Records of Garden Making, was written nearly one thousand years ago. It is the oldest existing text on Japanese gardening-or any kind of gardening-in the world. In this edition of the Sakuteiki the authors provide both an English-language translation of this classic work and an introduction to the cultural and historical context that led to the development of Japanese gardening.

About the Author

andlt;bandgt;Jiro Takeiandlt;/bandgt;, professor emeritus of the Kyoto College of Art, taught a course on the andlt;iandgt;Sakuteikiandlt;/iandgt; for many years. He has worked as the Chairman of the Japanese Garden Academic Society, regional chief of the Gardening Academic Society and chief researcher of the Research Center for Japanese Garden Art.andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;andlt;bandgt;Marc P. Keaneandlt;/bandgt;, a licensed landscape architect and garden designer, went to Japan in 1985 and since then has been creating and building gardens for companies, temples and private residences. Mr. Keane is also the author of andlt;iandgt;Japanese Garden Designandlt;iandgt;.

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ISBN:
9780804839686
Author:
Takei, Jiro
Publisher:
Tuttle Publishing
Author:
Keane, Marc P.
Subject:
Reference
Subject:
Japanese Gardens - General
Subject:
Garden Design
Subject:
Japanese Gardens
Subject:
GARDENING / Reference
Subject:
Japanese gardens; Sakuteiki; ancient Japanese gardening text; Japanese gardening development; Japanese gardening history
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paperback
Series:
Tuttle Classics of Japanese Literature
Publication Date:
20081031
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
line art throughout; 16-pp color photos
Pages:
256
Dimensions:
8 x 5.13 in 10 oz

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Written nearly one thousand years ago, this is the oldest existing text on Japanese gardening
"Synopsis" by , The Sakuteiki, or "Records of Garden Making," was written nearly one thousand years ago. It is the oldest existing text on Japanese gardening-or any kind of gardening—in the world. In this edition of the Sakuteiki the authors provide both an English-language translation of this classic work and an introduction to the cultural and historical context that led to the development of Japanese gardening.
"Synopsis" by , The Sakuteiki, or Records of Garden Making, was written nearly one thousand years ago. It is the oldest existing text on Japanese gardening-or any kind of gardening-in the world. In this edition of the Sakuteiki the authors provide both an English-language translation of this classic work and an introduction to the cultural and historical context that led to the development of Japanese gardening.
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