Table of contents for Middle East garden traditions : unity and diversity questions, methods, and resources in a multicultural perspective / edited by Michel Conan.

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Introduction
Michel Conan
Learning from Middle East Garden Traditions
New Perspectives for Garden Archaeology
Yizhar Hirschfeld
The Rose and the Balsam: The Garden as a Source of Perfume and Medicine
Yotam Tepper
Soil Improvement and Agricultural Pesticides in Antiquity: Examples from Archaeological Research in Israel
Antonio Almagro
An Approach to the Visual Analysis of the Gardens of Al-Andalus
Expiraci¿n Garc¿a S¿nchez and J. Estaban Hern¿ndez Bermejo
Ornamental Plants in Agricultural and Botanical Treatises from Al-Andalus
The Political Uses of Gardens
Mohammed El Fa¿z 
The Garden Strategy of the Almohad Sultans and Their Successors (1157-1900)
Mahvash Alemi 
Princely Safavid Gardens: Stage for Rituals of Imperial Display and Political Legitimacy
Jean-Do Brignoli 
The Royal Gardens of Farah_b_d and the Fall of Sh_h Sult_n Husayn Revisited
Ebba Koch 
My Garden is Hindustan: The Mughal Padshah's Realization of a Political Metaphor
James L. Wescoat Jr. 
Questions about the Political Significance of Mughal Garden Waterworks
Cultural Receptions of Gardens
Nurhan Atasoy 
Nasuh Matrakc_ and Evliya ¿elebi: Perspectives on Ottoman Gardens (1534-1682)
Abdul Rehman and Shama Anbrine 
Unity and Diversity of Mughal Garden Experiences
Critical Discussion of Cultural Influences
B. Deniz ¿ali_ 
Gardens at the Ka_õthane Commons during the Tulip Period (1718-1730)
D. Fairchild Ruggles and Jennifer Joffee
Rajput Gardens and Landscapes
Exploring the Limits of Garden Traditions
Jos¿ Tito Rojo and Manuel Casares Porcel 
From the Andalus¿ Garden to the Andalusian Garden: Remnants and Re-creation
Benedict Bull 
Gardens of Afghanistan

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Gardens, Islamic -- History -- Congresses.
Gardens -- Islamic countries -- History -- Congresses.