A JAPANESE GARDEN HANDBOOK
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Table of Contents
- Part One: Design and Craft
(covering the aesthetics, artistic principles, garden types, designers, builders, and the transference of this knowledge)
- Part Two: Essential Elements
(laying out the use of the elemental materials of a Japanese garden: Stone, water, and plantings)
- Part Three: Ancillary Elements
(discussing additional elements that make a garden peculiarly Japanese: Paths, bridges, lanterns, water basins, and stone towers; architecture, gates, walls, fences and borrowed scenery)
- Part Four: Culture and Context
(covering religious, philosophical, geomantic and cultural influences)
- Part Five: Historical Canvas
(providing a brief but useful historical overview)