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  • Landscape Body Dwelling, May 9-October 18, 2009 (gardens and museum) — Dumbarton Oaks
    Home Contents Index Search Refine Help Landscape Body Dwelling May 9 October 18 2009 gardens and museum Info Landscape Body Dwelling May 9 October 18 2009 gardens and museum Head from I Thou in the Rose Garden 2009 Stugg in the Fountain Terrace 2009 Mental Earth in the Orangery 2009 Document Actions Print this Share Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection 1703 32nd Street NW Washington DC 20007 Site Map

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  • The Pool of 'Bamboo Counterpoint', May 2014- (Lovers' Lane Pool) — Dumbarton Oaks
    Search Refine Help The Pool of Bamboo Counterpoint May 2014 Lovers Lane Pool Info The Pool of Bamboo Counterpoint May 2014 Lovers Lane Pool Hugh Livingston constructing the Pool of Bamboo Counterpoint April 11 2014 Pool of Bamboo Counterpoint under construction April 10 2014 Pool of Bamboo Counterpoint view southeast April 22 2014 Document Actions Print this Share Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection 1703 32nd Street NW Washington DC

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  • Dumbarton Oaks Archives — Dumbarton Oaks
    architectural plans and drawings of Dumbarton Oaks buildings ca 1920 to the present 2 historical papers ca 1920 present 3 administrative documents ca 1940 present 4 documents pertaining to the institute s fellows and scholars ca 1940 present 5 images of people events buildings interiors and gardens at Dumbarton Oaks ca 1940 present and materials relating to Dumbarton Oaks founders Mildred Barnes Bliss and Robert Woods Bliss Other historic documents pertaining to Dumbarton Oaks and its founders Mildred and Robert Woods Bliss are at the Harvard University Archives as detailed in Papers of Robert Woods Bliss and Mildred Barnes Bliss an inventory HUGFP 76 xx The Dumbarton Oaks Archives also sponsors an Oral History Project begun in 2008 and conducts and publishes interviews with people significant to the mission and history of Dumbarton Oaks In addition the Archives is in the process of publishing the Bliss Tyler Correspondence an annotated transcription of the correspondence 1902 1952 between Mildred and Robert Woods Bliss and their close friend and art advisor Royall Tyler and his wife Elisina Document Actions Print this Share Navigation Library Archives Library Rare Book Collection Garden Archives Image Collections and Fieldwork Archives Dumbarton Oaks Archives Architectural Plans and

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  • Dumbarton Oaks Publications — Dumbarton Oaks
    Dumbarton Oaks Publications The books journal articles and digital content published by Dumbarton Oaks Books in Print Online Publications Dumbarton Oaks Papers The publishing program at Dumbarton Oaks began with the printing of the Inaugural Lectures in 1941 We publish scholarly series in our dedicated fields of study catalogs of our collections and books and articles on the history of the institution Our publishing projects are dedicated to continuity of scholarship at the same time we are constantly searching for new ways to deliver scholarly content in the digital culture of the 21st century Our in print books are distributed by Harvard University Press They are available via buy here links on this website and can also be browsed on the Harvard University Press website Document Actions Print this Share Navigation Publications Online Resources Publications Books in Print Online Publications Dumbarton Oaks Papers Dumbarton Oaks Medieval Library Annual Reports Resources for Authors and Editors Byzantine Seals Online Catalogue Bliss Tyler Correspondence Middle East Garden Traditions Manuscripts in the Byzantine Collection Online Exhibitions Athena Ruby Inscription Font Typography at Dumbarton Oaks Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection 1703 32nd Street NW Washington DC 20007 Site Map Web Accessibility Contact Us Visit

    Original URL path: http://www.doaks.org/resources/publications/books-and-online-resources-for-scholars (2016-02-18)
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  • North Africa under Byzantium and Early Islam — Dumbarton Oaks
    Maghreb highly contested in the Byzantine period by the Roman Byzantine empire Berber kingdoms and eventually also Muslim Arabs as each group sought to gain control and exploit the region to its own advantage Scholars have typically taken the failure of the Byzantine endeavor in Africa as a foregone conclusion North Africa under Byzantium and Early Islam reassesses this pessimistic vision both by examining those elements of Romano African identity that provided continuity in a period of remarkable transition and by seeking to understand the transformations in African society in the context of the larger post Roman Mediterranean Chapters in this book address topics including the legacy of Vandal rule in Africa historiography and literature art and architectural history the archaeology of cities and their rural hinterlands the economy the family theology the cult of saints Berbers and the Islamic conquest in an effort to consider the ways in which the imperial legacy was re interpreted re imagined and put to new uses in Byzantine and early Islamic Africa Document Actions Print this Share Filed under In print Dumbarton Oaks Publications Byzantine Studies Navigation Publications Online Resources Publications Books in Print North Africa under Byzantium and Early Islam Online Publications

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  • Cultural Landscape Heritage in Sub-Saharan Africa — Dumbarton Oaks
    explorers and settlers and to landscapes of the colonial era public parks and game preserves botanical gardens and urban plans surprisingly little attention has been paid to spaces created by and for Africans themselves from the precolonial era to the present This book is a contribution to a small but growing effort to address this oversight Its essays present a range of landscapes pathways and cairns used by nomadic peoples to navigate through and mark significant places anthropogenic or managed forests consecrated to ritual purposes of various kinds tombs or palaces with significant landscape orientations and components even monumental ceremonial and urban spaces as at Great Zimbabwe or Djenne They explore what we know of precolonial and later indigenous designed landscapes how these landscapes were understood in the colonial era and how they are being recuperated today for nation building identity formation and cultural affirmation Contributors engage with the most critical issues in preservation today from the conflicts between cultural heritage and biodiversity protection to the competition between local and international heritage agendas Dumbarton Oaks Colloquium on the History of Landscape Architecture 37 Document Actions Print this Share Filed under In print Garden and Landscape Studies Dumbarton Oaks Publications Navigation

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  • Letters of a Dead Man — Dumbarton Oaks
    British his initial objective was to find a wealthy bride He and his wife Lucie having expended every resource on a plan to transform their estate into a vast landscape park agreed to an amicable divorce freeing him to forge an advantageous alliance that could rescue their project For over two years Pückler s letters home conveyed a vivid often quirky and highly entertaining account of his travels From the metropolis of London he toured the mines and factories of the Industrial Revolution and visited the grand estates and spectacular art collections maintained by its beneficiaries He encountered the scourge of rural and urban poverty and found common cause with the oppressed Irish With his gift for description Pückler evokes the spectacular landscapes of Wales the perils of transportation and the gentle respite of manor houses and country inns Part memoir part travelogue and political commentary part epistolary novel Pückler s rhetorical flare and acute observations provoked the German poet Heinrich Heine to characterize him as the most fashionable of eccentric men Diogenes on horseback Document Actions Print this Share Filed under In print Garden and Landscape Studies Dumbarton Oaks Publications Ex horto Navigation Publications Online Resources Publications Books in

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  • Thirty-Six Views — Dumbarton Oaks
    his recently completed summer palace Through his perceptions of thirty six of its most scenic views his poems and descriptions present an unusually intimate self portrait of the emperor at the age of sixty that reflected the pleasures of his life there as well as his ideals as the ruler of the Qing Empire Kangxi was closely involved in the production of the book and ordered several of his outstanding court artists the painter Shen Yu and the engravers Zhu Gui and Mei Yufeng to produce woodblock prints of the thirty six views which set a new standard for topographical illustration He also ordered Matteo Ripa an Italian missionary serving as a court artist to translate these images into the medium of copperplate engraving which introduced this technique to China Ripa s hybridized interpretations soon began to circulate in Europe and influenced contemporary aesthetic debates about the nature and virtues of the Chinese garden This artistic collaboration between a Chinese emperor and a western missionary artist thus marked a significant moment in intercultural imagination production and transmission during an earlier phase of globalization Document Actions Print this Share Filed under In print Garden and Landscape Studies Dumbarton Oaks Publications Ex

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