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Every year in the fall, Historic New England awards its Book Prize to a monograph orexhibition catalogue that advances the understanding of the architecture,landscape, and material culture of New England and the United States from theseventeenth century to the present. This includes works in the decorative arts,archaeology, historic preservation, and history of photography. To qualify,works need not deal exclusively with New England but must make a significantcontribution to the understanding of New England and its relation to the widerworld. Two Honor Books are also recognized each year.
Thecommittee responsible for selecting the prize winner and the honor books, whichis made up of Historic New England members and staff, has just begun discussingcandidates for the 2014 prize. If you would like to suggest a title forconsideration by the Book Prize committee, please send an e-mail to Lorna Condonat [email protected]indicating the name of the author, title, and publisher.
Please note that booksbeing considered for the 2014 prize must have been published in 2013.