Excerpt from Pioneers of American Landscape Design II: An Annotated Bibliography
American Landscape Design: An Annotated Bibliography, there is no singular source book or finding aid for researchers seeking information on those visionary practitioners who have had a significant impact on the designed American landscape.
Since the publication of the first volume of Pioneers and The Landscape Universe in 1993, the need and surge in interest in landscape history referenced at that time has continued to increase dramatically. Probably the great est measuring stick for this movement is the increased number, and diversity of books related to landscape history now available. For example, new monographs discussing a designers' works or describing landscape types (defined by style or geography) include Beatrix: The Gardening Life of Beatrix Jones Farrand by Jane Brown (1 Money, Manure and Maintenance: Marian Coffin, Pioneer Land scape Architect, by Nancy Fleming Presenting Nature: The Historic Landscape Design of the National Park Service by Linda Mcclelland The California Garden by Jere French California Gardens: Creating A New Eden by David Streatfield Gardens of Historic Charleston by James Cothran and a reprint of Italian Gardens by Charles Platt with an overview by Keith N. Morgan (1993) to name just a few.
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