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Reading List on East Asian Plants

  • Conder, Josiah. The Flowers of Japan and the Art of Floral Arrangement
  • Kilpatrick, Jane. Gifts from the Gardens of China: The Introduction of Traditional Chinese Garden Plants to Britain, 1698-1862. London: Frances Lincoln, 2007.
  • Kitamura, Fumio and Ishizu Yurio. Garden Plants of Japan. Tokyo, Kokusai Bunka Shinkokai, 1963.
  • Kuck, Loraine E. The Art of Japanese Gardens. 2006
  • Li, Hui-Lin. The Garden Flowers of China. New York: Ronald Press Co. [1959]
  • Valder, Peter Valder, The Garden Plants of China. Portland, Or. : Timber Press, 1999.
  • Wang, Lianying. Chinese Tree Peony. Beijing, P.R. China : China Forestry Pub. House, 1998.


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The Center for East Asian Studies (CEAS) at The University of Kansas now offers an M.A. program in Contemporary East Asian Studies. Full-time students with prior East Asian language training will be able to complete the degree within 12 months. For more information about this M.A. program including specific requirements for admission, visit, or contact Ayako Mizumura, Assistant Director of CEAS, by email ( or call 785-864-1478. You can also download our program flyer (PDF) Please share this information with your friends, colleagues and students! We are looking forward to hearing from you.

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