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A Jesuit garden in Beijing and early modern Chinese culture
AuthorZou Hui 鄒暉 [邹晖], 1967-
Pub. LocationWest Lafayette, Ind.PublisherPurdue University Press
Date2011Phys. Desc.190 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
LocationHallway CasesCall NumberSB466.C53 Y838 2011
A Jesuit garden in Beijing and early modern Chinese culture / Hui Zou.
Includes bibliographical references and index.

A theoretical and historical introduction to the Chinese garden -- The Chinese garden and the concept of the virtue of round brightness -- The Chinese garden and the concept of the vision of jing -- The Chinese gGarden and the Western linear perspective -- The Chinese garden and the concept of the line-method -- Conclusion -- Appendix 1: Kangxi's record of the Garden of Uninhibited Spring -- Appendix 2: Kangxi's record of the Mountain Hamlet for Summer Coolness -- Appendix 3: Qianlong's later record of the Mountain Hamlet for Summer Coolness -- Appendix 4: Qianlong's record of the Village of Ten-Thousand Springs -- Appendix 5: Qianlong's record of Kunming Lake by Longevity Hill -- Appendix 6: Qianlong's record of the Garden of Clear Ripples on Longevity Hill -- Appendix 7: Qianlong's record of the Best Spring of China on Jade-Spring Hill -- Appendix 8: Qianlong's record of the Garden of Tranquil Pleasure.

Subject(s)Yuanmingyuan 圓明園 (Beijing 北京)--History--Sources
Kangxi 康熙, Emperor of China, 1654-1722
Qianlong 乾隆, Emperor of China, 1711-1799
Yuanmingyuan 圓明園 (Beijing 北京)--History
Historic gardens--China--Beijing
Gardens, European--China--Beijing--History--18th century
Jesuits--China--16th-18th centuries--Contributions in art and architecture
Gardens--China--Beijing--Design--History--18th century
Gardens--Social aspects--China--Beijing--History--18th century
Landscape gardening--China--Beijing--History--18th century
Landscape architecture--China--Beijing--History
SeriesComparative cultural studies
Rec. TypeBookLanguageEnglish
CollectionRicci Institute LibraryRec. #17479
ISBN9781557535832 ; 1557535833LCCN2010044565OCLC670480796