Defiant Gardens

Defiant Gardens

Making Gardens in Wartime

by Kenneth I. Helphand

A history of wartime gardens documents how they humanize landscapes and experience, even under the direst conditions

How is it that during a war, one can still find gardens? In the most brutal environments, on both the home front and the battlefield, they continue to flourish. Wartime gardens are dramatic examples of what Kenneth Helphand calls “defiant gardens” — gardens created in extreme social, political, economic, or ...

  • Paperback
  • 9781595340450
  • Published: October 2008