Flora's Empire: British Gardens in India
Eugenia W. Herbert
432 pages | 7 x 10 | 30 color, 60 b/w illus.
Cloth 2011 | ISBN 978-0-8122-4326-0 | $45.00 | £29.50
A volume in the Penn Studies in Landscape Architecture series
Flora's Empire brings new light to the complex history of British imperialism in India and its post-Independence legacy. Aided by beautiful period illustrations, it focuses on three centuries of official, domestic, and botanical gardens, as well as on memorial gardens and restorations of Muslim and Hindu sites. Read more . . .