Overview:The Irish Garden: A Cultural History - Don't leave yet. Let there be one more piece of magic to remember the place by. Is there something especially Irish about Irish gardens? The climate, soils, availability of plants and skills of green-fingered people generate an unusually benign environment, it's true, but not one that is unique to Ireland. Irish gardens tend to avoid magnificence in favour of a quiet and domesticated beauty, but that is not peculiar to Ireland either. Strains of Irishness run through these gardens like seams of ore. Seen not just as zones of horticultural bravura, but also as reflections of historical, cultural, political and religious events and values, the gardens accrue an unusual richness of surface and depth of meaning. Atmospherically illustrated by Brian Lalor, The Irish Garden wanders into individual gardens, rather than presenting a sweeping chronology. This book is a rhapsody on themes of Irishness, as if the spirit and soul of Ireland itself were sometimes more visible in these places than in the more conventionally visited locations of battlefields, breweries and bars.

This book is on page /88f0ff300130a9332bf7ee8997e69000/book/1603725736-9780750988094. It was written by the following authors: Brian Lalor, Mark Billen, Peter Dale. Book The Irish Garden: A Cultural History, which can be read online, published by the company: Black Pear Press Limited, The History Press Ltd. Other books on similar topics can be found in sections: Garden, Home, Fiction. The book was published on 2018-10-30 00:00:00. It has 384 pages and is published in Hardback format and weight g. File for download The Irish Garden: A Cultural History has PDF format and is called the-irish-garden-a-cultural-history.pdf. Other books you can download below. Our nottedeiricercatoriaq.it site is not responsible for the content of PDF files.


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