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: Piper’s The Industrial Transformation of Subarctic Canada

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 Industrial Transformation of Subarctic Canada Liza Piper In The Industrial Transformation of Subarctic…

Canada, EPA, Climate

This is the seventy-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 (July 2 – July 8, 2018): Four sites added to UNESCO’s World Heritage List…

Minneapolis, River, Park

This is the seventieth 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 25 – July 1, 2018): A Radiologist’s X-Ray Photographs of Flowers from the 1930s https://t.co/GsuTKq2PZo…

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…

Ohio, Environmental, Like

This is the sixty-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 (June 18 – June 24, 2018): Another great piece in our series on early…

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: Pyne’s Burning Bush

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.  Burning Bush: A Fire History of Australia  Stephen J. Pyne  In Fire in America, Stephen…

Dugong, New, Human

This is the sixty-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 (June 4 – June 10, 2018): #Greece #tourism at record high amid alarm over…