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Persian Paradises at Peril

Landscape Planning and Management in Contemporary Iran

Editors: Fardanesh, Farzin, Arefian, Fatemeh Farnaz (Eds.)

  • Examines Persian landscapes extending beyond Persian gardens
  • Examines under-explored aspects of contemporary landscape management and its linkages with sustainable development
  • Covers both theory and practice 
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  • Due: January 22, 2021
  • ISBN 978-3-030-62550-4
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About this book

This book offers a resourceful collection of essays examining recent efforts to respond to the challenges of planning, management and conserving landscapes in contemporary Iran, the home of Persian gardens. Drawing on selected recent studies, the chapters discuss the following topics: 

  • The sphere of knowledge and theoretical bases, including a survey of recent and ongoing research;
  • Persian gardens remaining from the 6th century BC to the 19th century AD, which have influenced garden design in a vast geographic domain extending from India to Spain;
  • Management and conservation of cultural landscapes, historic urban landscapes (HUL), road landscapes, and natural landscapes in the face of changes in climatic conditions and livelihood practices affecting their delicate dynamic balance and functions essential to their distinctive character; and
  • 
Historic Territorial Landscapes (HTL) formed and evolved along the Silk and Spice Roads as compositions of tangible and intangible elements resulting from movement, exchanges and dialogue in space and over time.

The book is a useful resource for a range of academics and professionals, such as landscape architects and managers, landscape historians and conservationists, and urban planners and managers.

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eBook 42,79 €
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  • The eBook version of this title will be available soon
  • Due: January 22, 2021
  • ISBN 978-3-030-62550-4
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  • Included format:
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
Hardcover 51,99 €
price for Spain (gross)
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Persian Paradises at Peril
Book Subtitle
Landscape Planning and Management in Contemporary Iran
Editors
  • Farzin Fardanesh
  • Fatemeh Farnaz Arefian
Series Title
The Urban Book Series
Copyright
2021
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer Nature Switzerland AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-030-62550-4
DOI
10.1007/978-3-030-62550-4
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-030-62549-8
Series ISSN
2365-757X
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XV, 287
Number of Illustrations
34 b/w illustrations, 113 illustrations in colour
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