Japanese Garden History Part 1 - The Heian Period(日本庭園歴史 平安時代)

The Heian Period

To understand Japanese gardens, it is necessary to gain a little knowledge about Japan’s history as well.

It is fascinating how the development of gardens in Japan is this closely connected to the changing lifestyle of Japan’s nobility and the changes in who holds the power.

In this series we want to show how the gardens evolved over time, starting with the Heian period and it’s great pond gardens.

Contents of the eBook

  • The Tale of Gama-ike
  • Introduction
  • The First Half of the Heian Period
  • Shinden-zukuri
  • The Second Half of the Heian Period
  • Summary
  • The Tale of Prince Genji
  • The Fujiwara era
  • The Sakuteki

13 pages full of information about the History of Japanese Gardens.
24 pictures of gardens,
illustrations, and art.

The eBook is delivered as PDF.

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