A JAPANESE GARDEN HANDBOOK

by Andrew R. Deane

Part Five: Historical Canvas

Providing a brief but useful historical overview.


 

Table of Contents

Chapter 43: Dividing the Years

Chapter 44: The Pre-historic Age
Jōmon Culture (c.10,000-300 BCE); Standing Stones; Yayoi Culture (c.300 BCE-300); The Kofun Period (300-538)

Chapter 45: The Ancient or Classical Age
The Asuka Period (538-710); The Nara Period (710-794); The Heian Period (794-1185); Heiankyō; Measuring Up; Capitals for a Day; Heian Gardens; Important Heian Figures

Chapter 46: The Medieval Age
The Kamakura Period (1185-1333); Kamakura Gardens; Important Kamakura Figures; Great Names; The Great One; Those Who Serve; The Muromachi Period (1338-1568); Muromachi Gardens; Important Muromachi Figures

Chapter 47: The Early Modern Age
The Momoyama Period (1568-1603); Momoyama Gardens; Important Momoyama Figures; The Tokugawa Period (1603-1868); Tokugawa Gardens; Important Tokugawa Figures

Chapter 48: The Modern and Contemporary Ages
The Meiji Period (1868-1912); Meiji Gardens; The Taisho Period (1912-1926); Taisho Gardens; The Showa Period (1926-1989); Showa Gardens; The Heisei Period (1989-present)


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