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The curious and intriguing tale of the garden hermit - from imperial Rome to the ornamental gnome, via the often sumptuous landscaped gardens of Georgian England.

Produktbeschreibung
The curious and intriguing tale of the garden hermit - from imperial Rome to the ornamental gnome, via the often sumptuous landscaped gardens of Georgian England.
  • Produktdetails
  • Verlag: Oxford University Press
  • Seitenzahl: 272
  • Erscheinungstermin: 28. März 2013
  • Englisch
  • Abmessung: 223mm x 140mm x 20mm
  • Gewicht: 454g
  • ISBN-13: 9780199696994
  • ISBN-10: 0199696993
  • Artikelnr.: 36772522
Autorenporträt
Gordon Campbell is Professor of Renaissance Studies at the University of Leicester. He is the author of the best-selling Bible: The Story of the King James Bible and of many other books on literature, art, history, and biography. A fellow of the British Academy and a former chair of the Society for Renaissance Studies, in 2012 he was awarded the Longman - History Today Trustees Award for a lifetime contribution to History. In this book his interests in cultural history, architectural history, and designed landscapes converge in a pioneering study of the phenomenon of the English ornamental hermit and his hermitage.