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HARC 0140 Art of the Garden

This course studies the history of gardens and parks in Europe from the middle ages to the early nineteenth century. Topics include: castle gardens, monasteries and colleges; physick and botanic gardens; the formal park; the classical style of the eighteenth century; the English tradition of Brown and Repton. Oxford and the surrounding contain some gardens from this era, which students can explore, notably the Botanical Gardens.

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