Course Catalog - 2018-2019

     

HIST 320 - IMPERIAL GARDENS

Long Title: IMPERIAL GARDENS: A CULTURAL COMPARISON
Department: History
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Lecture
Distribution Group: Distribution Group I
Credit Hours: 3
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Undergraduate Professional
Visiting Undergraduate
Undergraduate
Description: Course will examine the design and development of gardens (primarily those of the Islamic world - Al Andalus, the Middle East, Persia, Central and South Asia) and their use as political and religious metaphors, havens for meditation, stages of imperial performance and ritual, sites of social interaction, and affirmations of power and legitimacy.