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 […]

Why Wilderness? Why, Indeed.

View this post on Instagram Why Wilderness? #summerreading #whywilderness #wilderness #envhist #dissertationreading A post shared by -Jessica M. DeWitt (@jmariedewitt) on Aug 2, 2016 at 2:52pm PDT   A couple weeks ago I sat down with Why Wilderness: A report on Mismanagement in Lake Superior Provincial Park. Published in 1971, this collection of essays paired with […]