Comps Notes: World War I and After

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.  World War I and After Ross Gregory, The Origins of American Intervention in the…

University, American, BACK

This is the thirty-fifth 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 (October 23– October 29, 2017): CfP: #Environmental #History of the #Pacific…

Comps Notes: Workers, Farmers, and Immigrants at the Turn of the Century

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.  Workers, Farmers, and Immigrants at the Turn of the Century David Montgomery, The Fall…

New, Also, One

This is the thirty-fourth 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 (October 16– October 22, 2017): #Ophelia, strongest eastern Atlantic #hurricane on record,…

Capacity, Water, Hampton

This is the thirty-third 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 (October 9– October 15, 2017): How a Rialto water plant may make environmental…

PCBs, Rule, Environmental

This is the thirty-second 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 (October 2– October 8, 2017): Business Services | H is for History:…

Comps Notes: Native Americans

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.    Native Americans   Francis Paul Prucha, The Great Father: The United States Government and the…

Said, Falls, Ahsanis

This is the thirty-first 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 25 – October 1, 2017): The latest in a long line of…