Bei uns am Institut ist ganz frisch ein sehr interessantes neues Buch erschienen: „Spaces in Translation. Japanese Gardens in the West“ von Prof. Christian Tagsold (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2017). Hier eine kurze Vorstellung des Werks:
Spaces in Translation: Japanese Gardens and the West
„Christian Tagsold provides a detailed social and intellectual history and a phenomenological study all at once. There is nothing remotely like this book, and with it, Tagsold becomes a central figure in the study of Japanese gardens.“
Kendall Brown, California State University, Long Beach
In Spaces in Translation, Christian Tagsold explores Japanese gardens in the West and ponders their history, the reasons for their popularity, and their connections to geopolitical events. He concludes that a process of cultural translation between Japanese and Western experts created an idea of the Orient and its distinction from the West.
256 pages | 6 x 9 | 47 illus.
Hardcover | ISBN 978-0-8122-4674-2 | $59.95s | £50.00
Ebook | ISBN 978-0-8122-9433-0 | $59.95s | £39.00
A volume in the Penn Studies in Landscape Architecture series