Comps Notes: Vietnam War

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.  Cold War Case Study: Vietnam Gary R. Hess, “From the Streets to the…

History, Will, Environmental

This is the thirtieth post in my series that explores the most-used words in the top stories shared amongst Environmental Historians and Environmental Humanities scholars on Twitter each week.   Here are the top articles amongst environmental historians and humanities scholars this past week (September 18 – September 24, 2017): #EnvHist Worth Reading: August 2017 https://t.co/mjVtv91w4c…

Fund, Will, House

This is the twenty-ninth post in my series that explores the most-used words in the top stories shared amongst Environmental Historians and Environmental Humanities scholars on Twitter each week. Here are the top articles amongst environmental historians and humanities scholars this past week (September 11 – September 17, 2017): The First Book: Advice From Someone Barely…

Och, Will, History

This is the twenty-eighth post in my series that explores the most-used words in the top stories shared amongst Environmental Historians and Environmental Humanities scholars on Twitter each week.   Here are the top articles amongst environmental historians and humanities scholars this past week (September 4 – September 10, 2017): This week's #wordcloud: Natural, History, Will…

Comps Notes: American Foreign Policy

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. American Foreign Policy George F. Kennan, American Diplomacy, 1900-1950 (Chicago, Illinois: The University of Chicago…

Natural, History, Will

This is the twenty-seventh post in my series that explores the most-used words in the top stories shared amongst Environmental Historians and Environmental Humanities scholars on Twitter each week. Here are the top articles amongst environmental historians and humanities scholars this past week (August 28 – September 3, 2017): "The history of the Caribbean, is a…

Comps Notes: America and the Middle East

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. America and the Middle East Peter L. Hahn, Crisis and Crossfire: The United States…