Comps Notes: National Parks II

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. National Parks II J.G. Nelson, The Last Refuge (Montreal: Harvest House, 1973).  J.G. Nelson, Canadian Parks in …

Comps Notes: Great Plains II: Agriculture and Settlement

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. Great Plains II: Agriculture and Settlement James C. Malin, History & Ecology: Studies of the …

Comps Notes: Great Plains I

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. Great Plains I Pekka Hamalainen, “The Rise and Fall of Plains Indian Horse Cultures,” The Journal of …

Comps Notes: Environmental Science

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.  Environmental Science J.R. McNeill and Verena Winiwarter, Soils and Societies: Perspectives from Environmental History (Isle of Harris, …

Comps Notes: Environmental History Textbooks

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.  Environmental History Textbooks Roderick Nash, Wilderness and the American Mind (New Haven: Yale University Press, …

Comps Notes: Hart’s J.B. Harkin: Father of Canada’s National 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.  J.B. Harkin: Father of Canada’s National Parks  E.J. (Ted) Hart In J.B. Harkin: Father …

Comps Notes: A Century of Parks 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.  A Century of Parks Canada: 1911-2011 Edited by Claire Elizabeth Campbell Many commemorative …

Comps Notes: Kopas’ Taking the Air

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.  Taking the Air: Ideas and Change in Canada’s National Parks Paul Kopas Paul Kopas is a …

Lowry’s The Capacity for Wonder

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 Capacity for Wonder: Preserving National Parks William R. Lowry William R. Lowry …

Comps Notes: Bella’s Parks for Profit

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.  Leslie Bella is a professor in the School of Social Work at Memorial …