Southern, South, Allman

This is the eighty-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 10 – September 16, 2018): Project Muse: Growing Roots in Rocky Soil:…

Lowry’s The Capacity for Wonder

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 Capacity for Wonder: Preserving National Parks William R. Lowry William R. Lowry…

Comps Notes: Maher’s Nature’s New Deal

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.  Nature’s New Deal: The Civilian Conservation Corps and the Roots of the American Environmental Movement…

Comps Notes: Melosi’s Garbage in the Cities

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.  Garbage in the Cities: Refuse, Reform, and the Environment, 1880-1980 Martin V. Melosi Garbage…

Environmental, Climate, Nature

This is the seventy-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 (July 9 – July 15, 2018): Only you: the somewhat depressing history of Smokey…

Comps Notes: Jacoby’s Crimes Against 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.  Crimes Against Nature: Squatters, Poachers, Thieves, and the Hidden History of American Conservation Karl Jacoby…

California, Grizzly, Bears

This is the sixty-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 (June 11 – June 17, 2018): Today on #ActiveHist: Repurposing a Map of Greater…

Comps Notes: Hays’ Conservation and the Gospel of Efficiency

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.  Conservation and the Gospel of Efficiency: The Progressive Conservation Movement, 1890-1920 Samuel P. Hays In Conservation…

Comps Notes: Courtwright’s Prairie Fire

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.  Prairie Fire: A Great Plains History Julie Courtwright Like William Cronon, Julie Courtwright recognizes in environmental…

Comps Notes: Indians, Fire, and the Land in the Pacific Northwest

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.  Indians, Fire, and the Land in the Pacific Northwest Edited by Robert Boyd…