2017 Fall/Winter

frontiers fall/winter 2017 cover

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welcome to the ranch
Oct. 1, 2017
Issue: 2017 Fall/Winter

The Huntington's experimental demonstration garden educates and enchants

If ever there were a secret garden, it's the Ranch Garden at The Huntington...

floriform
Oct. 1, 2017
Issue: 2017 Fall/Winter

Don't expect a garden variety flower from a modernist painter

A rose is a rose is a rose, but what a rose can mean in different contexts is staggeringly varied. Take the red rose. A token of romantic affection, it is also the flower of the City of Pasadena and its world-famous Rose Parade.

scholar's insight - a riveting hypothesis
Oct. 1, 2017
Issue: 2017 Fall/Winter

The recess in a book's cover may have contained more than meets the eye
By Racha Kirakosian

One of the most pleasurable experiences one can have as a medievalist...

In the Woods With a Canoe
Oct. 1, 2017
Issue: 2017 Fall/Winter

A historian of camping scrutinizes Frederick Jackson Turner's Encounter with Wilderness
By Terence Young

Camping is one of the country's most popular pastimes...