Comps Notes: World War 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.  World War II Robert Dallek, Franklin D. Roosevelt and American Foreign Policy, 1932-1945 (New York: Oxford …

Wind, Energy, People

This is the thirty-sixth post in my series that explores the most-used words in the top stories shared amongst Environmental Historians and Environmental Humanities scholars on Twitter each week. Here are the top articles amongst environmental historians and humanities scholars this past week (October 30– November 5, 2017): Republicans have a long history of supporting #environmental …

Comps Notes: World War I and After

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.  World War I and After Ross Gregory, The Origins of American Intervention in the …

Comps Notes: Workers, Farmers, and Immigrants at the Turn of the Century

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.  Workers, Farmers, and Immigrants at the Turn of the Century David Montgomery, The Fall …

Comps Notes: American Foreign Policy

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. American Foreign Policy George F. Kennan, American Diplomacy, 1900-1950 (Chicago, Illinois: The University of Chicago …

Comps Notes: America and the Middle East

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. America and the Middle East Peter L. Hahn, Crisis and Crossfire: The United States …