Thomas J. Mickey, Ph.D.
Professor Emeritus of Communication Studies
Bridgewater State University
Bridgewater, MA 02325

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          The title of my book is America’s Romance with the English Garden. Ohio University Press will publish it in May of 2013.

The idea behind the book is that the seed and nursery catalogs included articles and images about English garden design at the same time they were marketing seeds and plants.  The American middle class accepted that design, throughout the century, but especially after 1870, the start of the Victorian era.

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