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In Spaces in Translation, Christian Tagsold explores Japanese gardens in the West and ponders their history, the reasons for their popularity, and their connections to geopolitical events. He concludes that a process of cultural translation between Japanese and Western experts created an idea of the Orient and its distinction from the West.…mehr

Produktbeschreibung
In Spaces in Translation, Christian Tagsold explores Japanese gardens in the West and ponders their history, the reasons for their popularity, and their connections to geopolitical events. He concludes that a process of cultural translation between Japanese and Western experts created an idea of the Orient and its distinction from the West.
  • Produktdetails
  • Penn Studies in Landscape Architecture
  • Verlag: University of Pennsylvania Press
  • Seitenzahl: 256
  • Erscheinungstermin: 18. September 2017
  • Englisch
  • Abmessung: 238mm x 163mm x 25mm
  • Gewicht: 548g
  • ISBN-13: 9780812246742
  • ISBN-10: 0812246748
  • Artikelnr.: 47972134
Autorenporträt
Christian Tagsold is Associate Professor at the Institute for Modern Japanese Studies, University of Dusseldorf.
Inhaltsangabe
Introduction
Chapter 1. From China to Japan: The History of Asian Spaces
Chapter 2. Discourses of Spaces
Chapter 3. Spreading the Japanese Garden Worldwide
Chapter 4. Between Essence and Invention
Chapter 5. Zen and the Art of Gardens
Chapter 6. Elements of the Japanese Garden
Chapter 7. Authoritarian Gardens
Chapter 8. Connecting Spaces, Disconnecting Spaces
Chapter 9. Postmodernizing Japanese Gardens
Conclusion
Notes
Bibliography
Index
Acknowledgments