Search for dissertations about: "GARDENS"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 21 swedish dissertations containing the word GARDENS.

  1. 1. Knowledge and pleasure at Regent's Park the gardens of the Zoological Society of London during the nineteenth century

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Sofia Ņkerberg; Umeå universitet.; [2001]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Zoological Gardens; Zoological Society of London; zoo; London; nineteenth century; acclimatisation; imperialism; leisure; public; guidebook; zoology; natural history; popular science;

    Abstract : The subject of this dissertation is the Zoological Gardens of the Zoological Society of London (f. 1826) in the nineteenth century. Located in Regent s Park, it was the express purpose of the Gardens (f. 1828) to function as a testing-ground for acclimatisation and to demonstrate the scientific impor­tance of various animal species. READ MORE

  2. 2. Variation in common lime (Tilia x europaea L.) in Swedish Gardens of the 17th and 18th centuries

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Rune Bengtsson; Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet.; [2005]
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  3. 3. Pests and pest controlling organisms across tropical agroecological landscapes in relation to forest and tree-cover

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Ecology, Environment and Plant Sciences, Stockholm University

    Author : Debissa Lemessa; Stockholms universitet.; [2014]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; activity abundance; crop raiding; exclosure experiment; homegarden; leaf damage; predation; spatial scales; structural complexity; Plant Ecology; växtekologi;

    Abstract : A major challenge in agroecosystems is how to manage the systems so that it reduces crop pests and enhances natural pest control. This thesis investigates patterns of crop pests and top-down effects of birds and arthropod predators in relation to land-use composition across spatial scales. READ MORE

  4. 4. Imagining Urban Gardening Space An Ethnographic Study of Urban Gardening in Sweden

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Ida Åberg; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2019]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Public space; urban gardening; Sweden; post-structuralism; psychoanalysis; ethnography;

    Abstract : Urban gardening is a phenomenon that increasingly occupies the limited space in cities. In discourse, urban gardening is constructed as a positive element and as something that can build a productive environment in urban areas. However, using urban space for gardening raises questions about the delimitations of public space. READ MORE

  5. 5. "En Minerva för vår Nord" : Lovisa Ulrika som samlare, uppdragsgivare och byggherre : [queen Lovisa Ulrika, her collections and commissions of art and architecture]

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Merit Laine; Uppsala universitet.; [1998]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Art history; Drottningholm; Fredrikshov; Svartsjö; Lovisa Ulrika; Adolf Fredrik; Carl GustafTessin; Patronage; Collecting; Architectural History; Garden History; Chinoiserie; Portraiture; Age of Liberty; Konstvetenskap; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Aesthetic subjects Art; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Estetiska ämnen Konstvetenskap; historia; History;

    Abstract : Lovisa Ulrika's activities within the fields of art and architecture comprised extensive collectingand interior decoration, buildings and gardens at the Royal Palaces of Drottningholm, Svartsjö andFredrikshov. These are described in some detail in this study, but the main purpose is to establishher intentions and how she perceived her role as a builder, collector and patron of the arts. READ MORE