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Title Gardens in the time of the great Muslim empires : theory and design / edited by Attilio Petruccioli
Published Leiden ; New York : E.J. Brill, 1997


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Description ix, 202 pages : illustrations, maps ; 28 cm
Series Studies in Islamic art and architecture, 0921-0326 ; v. 7
Studies in Islamic art and architecture ; v. 7
Contents The Social Significance of Transforming the Landscape at the Villa Borghese, 1606-30: Territory, Trees, and Agriculture in the Design of the First Roman Baroque Park / Mirka Benes -- The Suburban Landscape of Sixteenth-Century Istanbul as a Mirror of Classical Ottoman Garden Culture / Gulru Necipoglu -- The Royal Gardens of the Safavid Period: Types and Models / Mahvash Alemi -- Some Observations on "Garden" and Its Meanings in the Property Transactions of the Juybari Family in Bukhara, 1544-77 / R. D. McChesney -- Agriculture and the Timurid Chaharbagh: The Evidence from a Medieval Persian Agricultural Manual / Maria Eva Subtelny -- The Sweet-Smelling Notebook: An Unpublished Mughal Source on Garden Design / Gauvin Bailey -- The Mughal Waterfront Garden / Ebba Koch -- Garden Types in Mughal Lahore according to Early-Seventeenth-Century Written and Visual Sources / Abdul Rehman -- Humayun's Tomb and Garden: Typologies and Visual Order / D. Fairchild Ruggles
Mughal Gardens and Geographic Sciences, Then and Now / James L. Wescoat, Jr
Summary Interest in the Islamic garden has increased considerably in the past years, to such a point where a conference specifically on this subject was held at M.I.T. in Cambridge, Massachusetts, in 1994. This volume collects eight papers from the conference and two additional papers especially written for the book, to advance and promote the attention given by scholars these days to Islamic landscape architecture
Notes Papers from a conference sponsored by the Aga Khan Program for Islamic Architecture at Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Subject Islamic gardens -- Islamic Empire -- History -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Author Petruccioli, Attilio, 1945-
Aga Khan Program for Islamic Architecture.
Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
LC no. 97007646
ISBN 9004107231 (cloth : alk. paper)