This is the 103rd 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.

Thomas Edison

Here are the top articles among environmental historians and humanities scholars this past week (February 11, 2019 – February 17, 2019):

Monday: “Environmental, History, Place” by Jessica DeWitt, Historical DeWitticisms


Tuesday: Thomas Edison: American Inventor” by Matthew Josephson and Robert E. Conot, Encyclopedia Britannica 


Wednesday: “BP set to pay largest environmental fine in US history for Gulf oil spill” by Dominic Rushe, The Guardian


Thursday: 4 Black Environmental Orgs You Should Know About” by Maya J. Boddie, Blavity


Friday: Pets and Animals at Highgate Cemetery,” Pet Histories 


Saturday: Changes in the Land: Indians, Colonists, and the Ecology of New England” by William Cronon (1983)” by Jesse Ritner, Not Even Past


Sunday: The Green New Deal Is What Realistic Environmental Policy Looks Like” by Jedediah Britton-Purdy, The New York Times

Top Words

1. Edison

2. Thomas

3. New

4. environmental

5. Environmental 

6. phonograph

7. work

8. American

9. electric

10. Alva

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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