Comps Notes: Marsh’s Man and Nature

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.  Man and Nature by George Perkins Marsh  Man and Nature’s substantiality rests in its…

Tasos, Said, People

This is the thirty-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 (November 20– November 26, 2017): “It’s sad to say, but we are now…

Comps Notes: World War II

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 II Robert Dallek, Franklin D. Roosevelt and American Foreign Policy, 1932-1945 (New York: Oxford…

Tailings, Sands, Tar

This is the thirty-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 (November 13– November 19, 2017): New podcast: 'Toward an Environmental History of…

History, Environmental, Natural

This is the thirty-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 (November 6– November 12, 2017): Great new blog post on the #CharteroftheForest from…

Wind, Energy, People

This is the thirty-sixth 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 30– November 5, 2017): Republicans have a long history of supporting #environmental…