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I’M Afraid Of That Water: A Collaborative Ethnography Of A West Virginia Water Crisis, Luke E. Lassiter, Brian A. Hoey, Elizabeth Campbell 2020 Marshall University

I’M Afraid Of That Water: A Collaborative Ethnography Of A West Virginia Water Crisis, Luke E. Lassiter, Brian A. Hoey, Elizabeth Campbell

Brian A. Hoey, Ph.D.

On January 9, 2014, residents across Charleston, West Virginia, awoke to an unusual licorice smell in the air and a similar taste in the public drinking water. That evening residents were informed the tap water in tens of thousands of homes, hundreds of businesses, and dozens of schools and hospitals—the water made available to as many as 300,000 citizens in a nine-county region—had been contaminated with a chemical used for cleaning crushed coal. This book tells a particular set of stories about that chemical spill and its aftermath, an unfolding water crisis that would lead to months ...


Non-Combat Death Location, Karl D. Qualls, Alexia Orengo Green 2020 Dickinson College

Non-Combat Death Location, Karl D. Qualls, Alexia Orengo Green

Stalin's Niños - GIS Map PDFs

The map shows the death location for Spaniards who died from non-combat causes. The points have a purple gradient going from lightest to darkest to represent the quantity of Spaniards in a location. The darker the point the more Spaniards are in that location.


Combined Location Of Spanish Youth, Karl D. Qualls, Alexia Orengo Green 2020 Dickinson College

Combined Location Of Spanish Youth, Karl D. Qualls, Alexia Orengo Green

Stalin's Niños - GIS Map PDFs

The map shows the location of Spanish Youth in June 1944 and end of 1945. The green gradient points represent the Spaniards’ location in June of 1944, while the red gradient points represent the Spaniards’ location at the end of 1945. The gradient goes from lightest to darkest to represent the quantity of Spaniards in a location. The darker the point the more Spaniards are in that location. The map illustrates the dramatic concentration of Spanish youth in Moscow Oblast’.


Combined Death Location, Karl D. Qualls, Alexia Orengo Green 2020 Dickinson College

Combined Death Location, Karl D. Qualls, Alexia Orengo Green

Stalin's Niños - GIS Map PDFs

This map shows the death location for Spaniards who died in combat and from non-combat causes. The quantity of Spaniards who died in a location is represented with a gradual color change. The combat deaths have a red gradient and the non-combat deaths have a purple gradient, going from lightest to darkest to represent a higher number of Spaniards.


Combined Birth Location, Karl D. Qualls, Alexia Orengo Green 2020 Dickinson College

Combined Birth Location, Karl D. Qualls, Alexia Orengo Green

Stalin's Niños - GIS Map PDFs

This map shows birth locations for Spaniards who died in combat and from non-combat causes. The quantity of Spaniards who were born in a location is represented with a gradual color change. The combat deaths have a red gradient and the non-combat deaths have a purple gradient, going from lightest to darkest to represent a higher number of Spaniards.


Combat Birth Location, Karl D. Qualls, Alexia Orengo Green 2020 Dickinson College

Combat Birth Location, Karl D. Qualls, Alexia Orengo Green

Stalin's Niños - GIS Map PDFs

This map demonstrates the birth location for Spaniards who died in combat. The points have a red gradient going from lightest to darkest to represent the quantity of Spaniards in a location. The darker the point the more Spaniards are in that location.


Displaced Spaniards Map, Layer Files & Data Tables, Karl D. Qualls, Alexia Orengo Green 2020 Dickinson College

Displaced Spaniards Map, Layer Files & Data Tables, Karl D. Qualls, Alexia Orengo Green

Stalins Niños - GIS Maps Data

This zip file contains three folders related to the Displaced Spaniards maps.

The Dislpaced Spaniards folder contains the index, GDB, APRX and other files associated with the GIS mapping.

The Displaced Spaniards Layers folder contains LYRX files for the associated GIS maps.

The third folder contains the associated data tables.


Tuberculosis, Karl D. Qualls, Alexia Orengo Green 2020 Dickinson College

Tuberculosis, Karl D. Qualls, Alexia Orengo Green

Stalin's Niños - GIS Map PDFs

The map shows the number and location of Spaniards who died from tuberculosis while being displaced in the USSR. The quantity of Spaniards is represented with a gradient point size that increases with the numbers of deaths in a location. The exact number of deaths in a given location is also indicated with an N= #.


Location Of Spanish Youth, 1945, Karl D. Qualls, Alexia Orengo Green 2020 Dickinson College

Location Of Spanish Youth, 1945, Karl D. Qualls, Alexia Orengo Green

Stalin's Niños - GIS Map PDFs

The map shows the location of Spanish Youth at the end of 1945. The points have a red gradient going from lightest to darkest to represent the quantity of Spaniards in a location. The darker the point the more Spaniards are in that location.


Location Of Spanish Youth, June 1944, Karl D. Qualls, Alexia Orengo Green 2020 Dickinson College

Location Of Spanish Youth, June 1944, Karl D. Qualls, Alexia Orengo Green

Stalin's Niños - GIS Map PDFs

The map shows the location of Spanish Youth in June 1944. The points have a green gradient going from lightest to darkest to represent the quantity of Spaniards in a location. The darker the point the more Spaniards are in that location.


Combat Death Location, Karl D. Qualls, Alexia Orengo Green 2020 Dickinson College

Combat Death Location, Karl D. Qualls, Alexia Orengo Green

Stalin's Niños - GIS Map PDFs

The map shows the death location for Spaniards who died combat. The points have a red gradient going from lightest to darkest to represent the quantity of Spaniards in a location. The darker the point the more Spaniards are in that location.


Non-Combat Birth Location, Karl D. Qualls, Alexia Orengo Green 2020 Dickinson College

Non-Combat Birth Location, Karl D. Qualls, Alexia Orengo Green

Stalin's Niños - GIS Map PDFs

This map demonstrates the birth location for Spaniards who died from non-combat causes. The points have a purple gradient going from lightest to darkest to represent the quantity of Spaniards in a location. The darker the point the more Spaniards are in that location.


The Disposition Of Nature: Environmental Crisis And World Literature [Table Of Contents], Jennifer Wenzel 2019 Fordham University

The Disposition Of Nature: Environmental Crisis And World Literature [Table Of Contents], Jennifer Wenzel

Literature

How do literature and other cultural forms shape how we imagine the planet, for better or worse? In this rich, original, and long awaited book, Jennifer Wenzel tackles the formal innovations, rhetorical appeals, and sociological imbrications of world literature that might help us confront unevenly distributed environmental crises, including global warming.

The Disposition of Nature argues that assumptions about what nature is are at stake in conflicts over how it is inhabited or used. Both environmental discourse and world literature scholarship tend to confuse parts and wholes. Working with writing and film from Africa, South Asia, and beyond, Wenzel takes ...


Occupation Patterns Of Amish Settlements In Wisconsin, John Cross 2019 The University of Akron

Occupation Patterns Of Amish Settlements In Wisconsin, John Cross

Journal of Amish and Plain Anabaptist Studies

This article explores occupation patterns of Amish households and settlements in Wisconsin. Wisconsin has seen dramatic growth in Amish settlements over the past 50 years. Using household occupation data reported in Amish directories, dairy producer license listings, and surveys of Amish leaders in 2012 and 2015, this article describes primary household economic activities. Key findings include (1) a rate of 58 percent of Wisconsin’s Amish households are employed in some type of farming, (2) 37.4 percent of all Wisconsin Amish households have dairy herds, and (3) in 32 percent of Amish settlements, woodworking jobs dominated. Maps visualize the ...


Mapping Positive Change In Manitoba, Chihuahua, Mexico, Gracia Schlabach 2019 The University of Akron

Mapping Positive Change In Manitoba, Chihuahua, Mexico, Gracia Schlabach

Journal of Amish and Plain Anabaptist Studies

While working in Manitoba Colony, Mexico, as teacher under Old Colony Mennonite Support from 2009 to 2014, I gathered data about the community from conversations and periodicals such as Kurze Nachrichten aus Mexico, Deutsch-Mexikanische Rundshau, Das Blatt, and Die Mennonitische Post. This information shows both changing demographics and positive growth that stems from improved literacy.


Hutterite Colonies And The Cultural Landscape: An Inventory Of Selected Site Characteristics, Simon Evans 2019 The University of Akron

Hutterite Colonies And The Cultural Landscape: An Inventory Of Selected Site Characteristics, Simon Evans

Journal of Amish and Plain Anabaptist Studies

Hutterite colonies are a growing and sustainable element in the cultural landscape of the Canadian Prairies and Northern Great Plains of the United States. Their increasing numbers do something to offset the disappearance of the smallest service centers on the plains. While the diffusion of these communities has been well documented, the morphology of the settlements has been less well studied. New technology makes it possible to remotely evaluate selected characteristics of almost all Hutterite colonies. This paper describes the differences, with respect to orientation, layout and housing types, both between the four clan groups and within the Dariusleut and ...


The Growth Of Amish And Plain Anabaptist Communities In Kentucky, Joe Donnermeyer, Cory Anderson 2019 The University of Akron

The Growth Of Amish And Plain Anabaptist Communities In Kentucky, Joe Donnermeyer, Cory Anderson

Journal of Amish and Plain Anabaptist Studies

This article examines the growth of Amish and plain Anabaptist communities and population in Kentucky, one of the few southern states with a sizeable plain Anabaptist presence across much of its rural areas. Within the Amish religious tradition, this study focuses on both the broadly defined Old Order Amish, namely, those who prohibit ownership of motor vehicles for transportation, and the Amish-Mennonites, those who allow ownership. We provide an overview of their community formation and present a county-based estimate of their population. There are now 53 Amish communities in Kentucky, and a population of nearly 10,000. Over half (27 ...


Church District Fissioning And Watershed Boundaries Among Holmes County, Ohio, Amish, Scott Long, Richard Moore 2019 The University of Akron

Church District Fissioning And Watershed Boundaries Among Holmes County, Ohio, Amish, Scott Long, Richard Moore

Journal of Amish and Plain Anabaptist Studies

Upon reaching 40 households, an Amish church district typically divides into two smaller, relatively equally sized districts. This article analyzes the relationship between Amish church divisions and topographic demarcation lines within Clark Township, Holmes County, Ohio, from 1930 to 2010. In findings, divisions often follow physical geography boundaries, such as ridges that outline the edge of a watershed, or rivers and streams that essentially define topography within a watershed. Further, Amish leaders divide churches with objectives based on several socioreligious factors, from the maintenance of the faith community to the goal of preserving Amish neighborhoods and rural identity, while also ...


The Growth Of Amish And Plain Anabaptist Communities In Kentucky, Joe Donnermeyer, Cory Anderson 2019 The University of Akron

The Growth Of Amish And Plain Anabaptist Communities In Kentucky, Joe Donnermeyer, Cory Anderson

Journal of Amish and Plain Anabaptist Studies

This article examines the growth of Amish and plain Anabaptist communities and population in Kentucky, one of the few southern states with a sizeable plain Anabaptist presence across much of its rural areas. Within the Amish religious tradition, this study focuses on both the broadly defined Old Order Amish, namely, those who prohibit ownership of motor vehicles for transportation, and the Amish-Mennonites, those who allow ownership. We provide an overview of their community formation and present a county-based estimate of their population. There are now 53 Amish communities in Kentucky, and a population of nearly 10,000. Over half (27 ...


Church District Fissioning And Watershed Boundaries Among Holmes County, Ohio, Amish, Scott Long, Richard Moore 2019 The University of Akron

Church District Fissioning And Watershed Boundaries Among Holmes County, Ohio, Amish, Scott Long, Richard Moore

Journal of Amish and Plain Anabaptist Studies

Upon reaching 40 households, an Amish church district typically divides into two smaller, relatively equally sized districts. This article analyzes the relationship between Amish church divisions and topographic demarcation lines within Clark Township, Holmes County, Ohio, from 1930 to 2010. In findings, divisions often follow physical geography boundaries, such as ridges that outline the edge of a watershed, or rivers and streams that essentially define topography within a watershed. Further, Amish leaders divide churches with objectives based on several socioreligious factors, from the maintenance of the faith community to the goal of preserving Amish neighborhoods and rural identity, while also ...


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