Nature Displaced, Nature Displayed: Order and Beauty in Botanical Gardens

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Botanical gardens brought together in a single space the great diversity of the Earth's flora. They displaced nature from forest and foothill and re-arranged it to reveal something of the scientific principles underpinning the apparent chaos of the wild. Nature Displaced, Nature Displayed shows how the design and display of such gardens was not determined by scientific principles alone. Through a study of three botanical gardens -- belonging to the University of Cambridge, the Royal Dublin Society, and the Belfast Natural ...

Nature Displaced, Nature Displayed: Order and Beauty in Botanical Gardens 2011, I. B. Tauris & Company, London, England

ISBN-13: 9781848857124

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