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Contextualizing BotD, Part 3

Our second class on BotD covered a few shorter sections: Mearl Blankenship, Absalom, The Disease, and George Robinson: Blues. To accompany these sections, two excerpts from a book on the Hawk’s Nest Disaster were provided, one of these is George Robinson’s statement to the court, and the the other is a short interview with the daughter-in-law of Dr. 1,009 more words

Hawk's Nest Videos

Here are a few videos on the Hawk’s Nest Mining Disaster:

Hawk’s Nest Tunnel Tragedy

West Virginia@150: Hawk’s Nest 1930

Witness at Hawk’s Nest (this one is dramatic; it is based on the novel of the same name and published by West Virginia University Public Health) 60 more words

Contextualizing BotD, Part 2

In our first class covering Rukeyser’s BotD, we talked about the Hawk’s Nest Mining Disaster, we looked at photographs of the river, dam, and tunnel, and we saw the small roadside cemetery that houses just 41 of the bodies of the miners who died because of silicosis. 910 more words

Contextualizing Rukeyser's "The Book of the Dead"

In ENG 132, we’re reading Muriel Rukeyser’s “The Book of the Dead,” a documentary poem about the Hawk’s Nest Mining Disaster (also known as the Hawk’s Nest Tunnel Disaster) in Gauley Bridge, West Virginia.

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Laughingly Yours by Vinita Govind

You know why I love reading is because each book, good or bad,  tend to leave a mark on your life. Though most books that I read are of ‘Fiction’ genre still I feel somehow the incidences and the plot of stories are not complete fiction. 422 more words
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BOTD: The 25 Habits of Highly Successful Investors: How to Invest for Profit in Today's Changing Markets (Peter Sander)

The 25 Habits of Highly Successful Investors: How to Invest for Profit in Today’s Changing Markets (Peter Sander) charts investment strategies and skills in a highly relatable way, with an emphasis on personal power, power to invest with understanding and power of understanding and investing in markets. 10 more words

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BOTD: Psychology Of Success: Your A-Z Map To Achieving Your Goals And Enjoying The Journey ( Alison Price and David Price)

Psychology Of Success: Your A-Z Map To Achieving Your Goals And Enjoying The Journey ( Alison Price and David Price) roadmaps strategies and tools, along the alphabetical order, to meeting, measuring and leveraging goals, expectations and achievements. 12 more words

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