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Gardens of Marrakesh, Angelica Gray ; photographs by Alessio Mei

Label
Gardens of Marrakesh
Title
Gardens of Marrakesh
Statement of responsibility
Angelica Gray ; photographs by Alessio Mei
Creator
Contributor
Author
Photographer
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Nicknamed 'the rose among the palms', the thousand-year-old city of Marrakesh is characterised by its pink-coloured pise architecture and its deeply rooted tradition for gardens and green spaces. The majority of historic sites are inextricable from their gardens - or indeed are historic green spaces: the huge royal orchard pleasure - gardens of the Agdal were described by Monty Don as 'of international cultural importance on a par with Versailles or Villa d'Este'. Scores of traditional riads and hotels like the Mamounia, created by the French in 1923 on the site of an eighteenth-century royal residence, offer splendid gardens to the visitor. Yves Saint Laurent's Majorelle garden is an icon of modern garden design. The first book to be published on this fascinating subject, Gardens of Marrakesh champions the city's relevance today in a world of water scarcity and urban development and explores its green heritage, considering some twenty gardens both from an historic and cultural perspective
Cataloging source
YDXCP
Dewey number
712.6096464
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Gardens of Marrakesh, Angelica Gray ; photographs by Alessio Mei
Label
Gardens of Marrakesh, Angelica Gray ; photographs by Alessio Mei
Publication
Copyright
Note
Originally published: 2013
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 126) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn953885900
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Dimensions
27 cm
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Edition
Paperback edition.
Extent
128 pages
Isbn
9780711238909
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations, map
System control number
(OCoLC)953885900

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