Sadiah Qureshi is a lecturer in modern history at the University of Birmingham. Previously, she was a research fellow with the Cambridge Victorian Studies Group at the University of Cambridge. In 2012 she won a Philip Leverhulme Prize for Medieval, Early Modern and Modern History awarded by the Leverhulme Trust.Noel Kingsbury is a best-selling horticulturalist and writer. He is the author of many books, including Designing with Plants, Natural Gardening in Small Spaces, and Gardening with Perennials: Lessons from Chicago's Lurie Garden, as well as the coeditor of Vista: The Culture and Politics of Gardens. He lives and gardens in western England near the world-famous book town of Hay-on-Wye.