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Author Hickman, Clare, 1974- author

Title Therapeutic landscapes : a history of English hospital gardens since 1800 / Clare Hickman.

Published Manchester ; New York : Manchester University Press ; New York : distributed in the United States exclusively by Palgrave Macmillan, 2013.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Burnley  712.6 HICK    AVAILABLE
Physical description x, 261 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 238-249) and index.
Contents Contents: 1. The hospital garden as a space for health -- 2. Ciff-top walks, summerhouses and pagodas: picturesque garden features and the elite private asylum -- 3. The perfect asylum may appear to be a utopia: the Victorian asylum and its lansdcape -- 4. Pavilions and palaces of health: the gardens of the Victorian general hospital -- 5. Fresh air and sunshine: the open-air institutions of the twentieth century -- 6. Present and future trends in hospital gardens.
Subject Gardening -- Therapeutic use -- England.
Human-plant relationships -- England.
Gardens, English -- History.
ISBN 9780719086601