This is the ninety-third post in my series that explores the most-used words in the top stories shared among Environmental Historians and Environmental Humanities scholars on Twitter each week.

Here are the top articles amongst environmental historians and humanities scholars this past week (December 3 – December 9, 2018):

Monday: “Indians, Bison, Plains” by Jessica DeWitt, Historical DeWitticisms 


Tuesday: The Dark Side of Disarmament: Ocean Pollution, Peace, and the World Wars” by Alex Souchen, ActiveHistory.ca


Wednesday: “What is Environmental History? by Jan Oosthoek, Environmental History Resources


Thursday: Long Story Short” by Abrahm Lustgarten, ProPublica 


Friday: Beyond Despair: Theory and Practice in Environmental Humanities,” National Humanities Center


Saturday: A day in the life of an Australian environmental lawyer” by Angela Heathcote, Australian Geographic


Sunday: Comps Notes: Great Plains II: Agriculture and Settlement” by Jessica DeWitt, Historical DeWitticisms

Top Words

1. environmental

2. history

3. University

4. Environmental

5. environment

6. Air

7. History

8. Plains

9. Great

10. Dust

Published by Jessica M. DeWitt

Dr. Jessica M. DeWitt is an environmental historian of Canada and the United States. She is passionate about the use of digital technologies to bridge the gap between the public and researchers. In addition to her community and professional work, she offers various editing and social media consultancy services.

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