Edison, Thomas, New

This is the 103rd post in my series that explores the most-used words in the top stories shared among Environmental Historians and Environmental Humanities scholars on Twitter each week. Here are the top articles among environmental historians and humanities scholars this past week (February 11, 2019 – February 17, 2019): EHN Contributors @hammitt and @heathergreen21 feature in @JessicaMDeWitt's…

Comps Notes: Smith’s Virgin Land

I decided to publish my write-ups from my comprehensive exam reading fields. I am publishing them *as is.* Thus they represent my thoughts as a new PhD student. They were written between September 2011 and July 2012. The full collection is accessible here. Virgin Land: The American West as Symbol and Myth Henry Nash Smith Henry…

Environmental, History, Place

This is the 102nd post in my series that explores the most-used words in the top stories shared among Environmental Historians and Environmental Humanities scholars on Twitter each week. Here are the top articles amongst environmental historians and humanities scholars this past week (February 4, 2018 – February 10, 2018): Today, it’s @hammitt who reflects on her #problemsofplace…

Comps Notes: Roosevelt’s “The Strenuous Life”

I decided to publish my write-ups from my comprehensive exam reading fields. I am publishing them *as is.* Thus they represent my thoughts as a new PhD student. They were written between September 2011 and July 2012. The full collection is accessible here. “The Strenuous Life” Theodore Roosevelt Theodore Roosevelt, “The Strenuous Life” in The Strenuous Life: Essays…

Nuclear, Climate, Energy

This is the 101st post in my series that explores the most-used words in the top stories shared among Environmental Historians and Environmental Humanities scholars on Twitter each week. Here are the top articles amongst environmental historians and humanities scholars this past week (January 28, 2018 – February 3, 2018): Recent history “demonstrates that lawsuits filed under the…

Comps Notes: Roosevelt’s The Winning of the West

I decided to publish my write-ups from my comprehensive exam reading fields. I am publishing them *as is.* Thus they represent my thoughts as a new PhD student. They were written between September 2011 and July 2012. The full collection is accessible here. The Winning of the West, Volumes 1 and 3 Theodore Roosevelt Dedicated to Francis…

Comps Notes: Parkman’s The Oregon Trail

I decided to publish my write-ups from my comprehensive exam reading fields. I am publishing them *as is.* Thus they represent my thoughts as a new PhD student. They were written between September 2011 and July 2012. The full collection is accessible here. The Oregon Trail: Sketches of Prairie and Rocky-Mountain Francis Parkman Francis Parkman, The Oregon…

Comps Notes: Billington’s The Far Western Frontier

I decided to publish my write-ups from my comprehensive exam reading fields. I am publishing them *as is.* Thus they represent my thoughts as a new PhD student. They were written between September 2011 and July 2012. The full collection is accessible here. The Far Western Frontier: 1830-18601 Ray Allen Billington Ray Allen Billington, The Far Western Frontier: 1830-1860, (New…

Menindee, Water, River

This is the 100th post in my series that explores the most-used words in the top stories shared among Environmental Historians and Environmental Humanities scholars on Twitter each week. Here are the top articles amongst environmental historians and humanities scholars this past week (January 21, 2018 – January 27, 2018): Description:On January 20, 2001, Spencer Abraham took office…

Comps Notes: Hougham’s “Canada First: A Minor Party in Microcosm”

I decided to publish my write-ups from my comprehensive exam reading fields. I am publishing them *as is.* Thus they represent my thoughts as a new PhD student. They were written between September 2011 and July 2012. The full collection is accessible here. “Canada First: A Minor Party in Microcosm” G.M. Hougham G.M. Hougham, “Canada First: A Minor…