A history of the gardens of Versailles

@inproceedings{Baridon2008AHO,
  title={A history of the gardens of Versailles},
  author={Michel Baridon and Adrienne Mason},
  year={2008}
}
Introduction PART I. THE STATE, THE KING, AND THE GARDENS 1. The Monarchy and the Gardens Before the Reign of Louis XIV 2. The Nature and Splendor of the Monarch 3. A New Image of Good Government PART II. THE EMPIRE OF GEOMETRY 4. Versailles and the Academies 5. The Astronomers in the Garden: Measuring Nature 6. Engineers and Gardeners: The Remodeling of the Gardeners 7. Hydraulics and Physics: Water and Air 8. The World of Plants and the Silent Progress of the Life Sciences PART III. AN OPEN… Expand
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