Comps Notes: White’s The Eastern Establishment and the Western Experience

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 Eastern Establishment and the Western Experience: The West of Frederick Remington, Theodore …

Comps Notes: Dippie’s Custer’s Last Stand

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. Custer’s Last Stand: The Anatomy of an American Myth Brian W. Dippie Brian W. Dippie, Custer’s Last Stand: The Anatomy …

Comps Notes: Rosa’s Wild Bill Hickok

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. Wild Bill Hickok: The Man and His Myth Joseph C. Rosa  Joseph C. …

Comps Notes: Careless’ “Frontierism, Metropolitanism, and Canadian History”

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. “Frontierism, Metropolitanism, and Canadian History” J.M. Careless Published one year before Earl Pomeroy’s “Toward …

Comps Notes: Pomeroy’s “Toward a Reorientation of Western History”

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. “Toward a Reorientation of Western History: Continuity and Environment” Earl Pomeroy Earl Pomeroy, …

Comps Notes: The West as America

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 West as America: Reinterpreting Images of the Frontier, 1820-1920 Edited by William …

Comps Notes: Francis’ Images of the West

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. Images of the West: Responses to the Canadian Prairies R. Douglas Francis R. …

Comps Notes: Hyde’s An American Vision

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. An American Vision: Far Western Landscape and National Culture, 1820-1920 Anne Farrar Hyde …

Comps Notes: Discovered Lands, Invented Pasts

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. Discovered Lands, Invented Pasts: Transforming Visions of the American West Jules David Prown, et.al. …

Comps Notes: Goetzmanns’ The West of the Imagination

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 West of the Imagination William H. Goetzmann and William N. Goetzmann In The West of the …