2019 Award of Excellence in History!

Posted: May 28th, 2019 | Author: | Filed under: Uncategorized | No Comments »

The Council on Botanical and Horticultural Libraries, Inc. (CBHL) presented its twentieth Annual Literature Awards on May 17, 2019.

The 2019 Award of Excellence in History was presented to Gardens of the Roman Empire edited by Wilhelmina F. Jashemski, Kathryn L. Gleason, Kim Hartswick, and Amina-Aicha Malek, and published by Cambridge University Press. In this collection of essays, leading scholars examine ancient Roman gardens in daily life throughout the empire. Featured in these essays are archaeological, literary, and artistic evidence about gardens across the entire Roman Empire from Britain to Arabia. Through this work, the contributors illuminate the central role and value of gardens within the Roman Empire.

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