Presenting a discussion of the Japanese garden, this book examines its origins and history; the different types that evolved over time; the development of the modern garden; and the materials that go into their creation. It also looks at the author's favourite gardens, both modern and ancient. This eye-catching book presents Japan's finest gardens as interpreted by leading photographers and Teiji Itoh, preeminent spokesman for Japan's magnificent garden tradition. Beginning with early agricultural and religious practices, Professor Itoh describes how
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