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Policies and Pleasaunces: A Guide to the Gardens of Scotland

By: Katie Campbell

256 pages, no illustrations

Barn Elms Publishing

Paperback | Mar 2007 | #167862 | ISBN-13: 9781899531080
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About this book

An informative and fascinating guide for anyone exploring Scotland's heritage. Whether you are a casual tourist, dedicated gardener or garden historian, Katie Campbell's vivid descriptions, her understanding of the rich historical and social background to the gardens and her inclusion of the practical details make this an essential touring companion.


Contents

How to use this Guide Maps of Scotland Introduction Shaping the Landscape The Western Horticultural tradition The Great Plant-Hunters South-West Scotland South-East Scotland North-West Scotland North-East Scotland Glossary Bibiographical Notes Index

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Biography

Katie Campbell is a journalst, fiction writer and garden historian. In recent years she has become fascinated by garden history and now lectures on the postgraduate garden history course at Bristol University. Her first book on the subject, Icons of Twentieth-Century Landscape Design, has been widely acclaimed.

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