For our latest podcast, we interview Erika Bsumek, Professor of History at the University of Texas, about her brand new book The Foundations of Glen Canyon Dam: Infrastructures of Dispossession.
When I teach my environmental history courses, I tell my students that if they want to work for the rest of their lives, go get a degree in water law.
This is the grave of Wyatt Earp. The thug Earp was born in 1848 in Monmouth, Illinois. This was a family that moved around on the frontier a lot. They.
This is the grave of Marcus and Narcissa Whitman, as well as others who died with them when the Cayuse struck against the missionary colonialists in 1847. Born in 1802.
When we look at what has happened to our nation, we are not spending enough time on how so much of this has originated in the rural West. I'm looking.
This is the grave of John Wesley Powell. Born in Mount Morris, New York in 1834, Powell grew up poor. His father was an itinerant preacher who came over from.
Personally, I always thought William Clark was a horrible colonizer but I guess it's good to have more evidence of the point: A long-missing map, hand-drawn by William Clark of.
I am fascinated and horrified by the entirety of what is happening to the United States, but for both life and research reasons, I am especially interested in how this.