Comps Notes: Oelschlaeger’s The Idea of Wilderness

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 Idea of Wilderness: From Prehistory to the Age of Ecology Max Oelschlaeger The …

Comps Notes: Roosevelt’s “The Strenuous Life”

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 Strenuous Life” Theodore Roosevelt Theodore Roosevelt, “The Strenuous Life” in The Strenuous Life: Essays …

Comps Notes: Roosevelt’s The Winning 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. The Winning of the West, Volumes 1 and 3 Theodore Roosevelt Dedicated to Francis …

Comps Notes: Parkman’s The Oregon Trail

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 Oregon Trail: Sketches of Prairie and Rocky-Mountain Francis Parkman Francis Parkman, The Oregon …

Comps Notes: Billington’s The Far Western Frontier

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 Far Western Frontier: 1830-18601 Ray Allen Billington Ray Allen Billington, The Far Western Frontier: 1830-1860, (New …

Comps Notes: Hougham’s “Canada First: A Minor Party in Microcosm”

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. “Canada First: A Minor Party in Microcosm” G.M. Hougham G.M. Hougham, “Canada First: A Minor …

Comps Notes: Sage’s “Some Aspects of the Frontier in 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. “Some Aspects of the Frontier in Canadian History” Walter N. Sage Walter N. Sage, “Some …

Comps Notes: State, Provincial, and Historic Parks

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. State, Provincial, and Historic Parks C.J. Taylor, Negotiating the Past: The Making of Canada’s National Historic …

Comps Notes: Socio-Ecological Metabolism

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. Socio-Ecological Metabolism Rolf Peter Sieferle, The Subterranean Forest: Energy Systems and the Industrial Revolution (Cambridge: The White …

Comps Notes: Rivers and Forests

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. Rivers and Forests H.V. Nelles, The Politics of Development: Forests, Mines & Hydro-Electric Power in Ontario, …