Comps Notes: Stanley’s The Birth of Western 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 Birth of Western Canada: A History of the Riel Rebellions George F.G. …

Comps Notes: Gibson’s Otter Skins, Boston Ships, and China Goods

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. Otter Skins, Boston Ships, and China Goods James R. Gibson  James R. Gibson, Otter …

Comps Notes: Innis’ The Fur Trade in 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 Fur Trade in Canada: An Introduction to Canadian Economic History Harold A. Innis …

Comps Notes: Bold’s Selling the Wild 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. Selling the Wild West: Popular Western Fiction, 1860 to 1960 Christine Bold The …

Comps Notes: Vanderhaeghe’s The Englishman’s Boy

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 Englishman’s Boy Guy Vanderhaeghe Guy Vanderhaeghe, The Englishman’s Boy (Toronto, Ontario: McClelland & Stewart Inc., 1996). …

Comps Notes: Wister’s The Virginian

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 Virginian Owen Wister Owen Wister, The Virginian: A Horseman of the Plains (New York: MacMillan …

Comps Notes: A Narrative of the Life of David Crockett of the State of Tennessee

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. A Narrative of the Life of David Crockett of the State of Tennessee …

Comps Notes: James Fenimore Cooper’s The Last of the Mohicans

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 Last of the Mohicans; A Narrative of 1757 James Fenimore Cooper  James Fenimore Cooper, The Last of the Mohicans: A …

Comps Notes: Hodgson’s The Myth of American Exceptionalism

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 Myth of American Exceptionalism Godfrey Hodgson Godfrey Hodgson, The Myth of American Exceptionalism (New Haven: …

Comps Notes: Owram’s Promise of Eden

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. Promise of Eden: The Canadian Expansionist Movement and the Idea of the West, …