A Home Called New England: a celebration of hearth and history
Duo Dickinson's new book is a unique slice of New England: culture, history, homes, people the images and stories are delightful for anyone who loves New England, no matter where they live. This 320 page, 400 illustration book packs a punch - it conveys New England's history, aesthetics, characters and culture: everyone who lives in, or has lived in, or just wants to live in this part of the world would love this potent gift. There is no more interesting part of the world, let alone America than New England.
"A Home Called New England" deals with the humans, ideas, buildings, cities and institutions that make this part of the world worth investigating - if you are interested in history, architecture, characters and institutions, "A Home Called New England" touches on 400 years of social sweep and intellectual fervor.
About The Authors
DUO DICKINSON Cornell 1977, has built over 700 things and 30 percent of his work is pro bono or at-cost work. He was elected a Fellow in AIA in 2017. Dickinson has written eight books. He has received more than 30 awards, has been widely published and given over 100 talks, is co-founder of The Congress of Residential Architecture (CORA), and has taught at Yale and Roger Williams College. He is now on the faculty of the Building Beauty program at the Sant'Anna Instiute in Sorrento, Italy.
STEVE CULPEPPER worked in book publishing since the 1970s, beginning as an intern at Louisiana State University where he was a proofreader on A Confederacy of Dunces, which won the Pulitzer Prize in 1981. Since college he has served as a newspaper editor, magazine editor and as an acquisition editor for Taunton Press, Globe Pequot Press, and Lyons Press. Culpepper has edited hundreds of non-fiction books, many on architecture, architectural history, and residential construction. Many of his books have become best sellers in their categories.
Globe Pequot is the flagship imprint of the trade division of Rowman & Littlefield. The Globe imprint celebrates all things local, creating books that appeal to visitors and residents alike. Our authors are leading experts on the people, places, food, art, culture and craftsmanship of the regions they cover—primarily New England, the mid-Atlantic and Florida.
A Home Called New England: A Celebration of Hearth and History Pages: 320• Size: 8 x 8 978-1-4930-1846-8 • Paperback • November 2017 • $30.00 Distributed to the trade by National Book Network: 800-462-6420