This is the 114th 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 among environmental historians and humanities scholars this past week (April 29, 2019 – May 5, 2019):

Monday: “An overview of themes in the agrarian and environmental history of the Karoo since c.1800” by W. Beinart,

Tuesday: The Adorable Custom of ‘Telling The Bees’” by Kaushik, Amusing Planet

Wednesday: “Best New Articles from March/April 2019” by Andrea Eidinger, Unwritten Histories

Thursday: Is socialism the answer to the climate catastrophe?” by Jeff Sparrow, The Guardian

Friday: Environmental review in Minnesota: a brief history of its birth and decline” by Ron Meador, MinnPost

Saturday: E. MACDONALD, J. MACFADYEN, AND I. NOVACZEK; Time and a Place: An Environmental History of Prince Edward Island” by Ryan Tripp, New Books Network

Sunday: #EnvHist Worth Reading: March 2019” by Jessica DeWitt, Network in Canadian History and Environment (NiCHE)

Top Words

1. environmental

2. bees

3. history

4. climate

5. family

6. years 

7. also

8. can

9. change

10. new

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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