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The Resource Panama fever : The epic history of one of the greatest human achievements of all time- the building of the Panama Canal, Matthew Parker

Panama fever : The epic history of one of the greatest human achievements of all time- the building of the Panama Canal, Matthew Parker

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Panama fever : The epic history of one of the greatest human achievements of all time- the building of the Panama Canal
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Panama fever
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The epic history of one of the greatest human achievements of all time- the building of the Panama Canal
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Matthew Parker
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Title
Panama fever
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Traces the four-century dream to build a canal linking tha Atlantic and Pacific Oceans, the triumphant construction of the waterway and its opening in 1914, and the appalling human cost of the project in terms of harsh working conditions and epidemics
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972.87/503
Index
index present
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non fiction
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Epic history of one of the greatest engineering triumphs of all time : the building of the Panama Canal
Panama fever : The epic history of one of the greatest human achievements of all time- the building of the Panama Canal, Matthew Parker
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Panama fever : The epic history of one of the greatest human achievements of all time- the building of the Panama Canal, Matthew Parker
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Part one - The golden isthmus: The keys to the universe -- Rivalry and stalemate -- Gold rush -- A natural culminating point -- The competing routes. Part two - Le grand Francais -- The fatal decision -- The riches of France -- Travail commence -- Fever -- Jules Dingler -- Annus horribilis -- Collapse and scandal. Part three - The American triumph: Heroes and Villains- the "Battle of the Routes" -- I took the Isthmus -- Make the dirt fly -- Yellow Jack -- Restart -- The railroad era -- The digging machine -- Segregation -- The army of Panama -- Hell's Gorge -- Lord how piercing! -- The land divided, the world united -- Whose canal is it, anyway?
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24 cm.
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Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xxvi, 530 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780385515344
Other physical details
ill., map

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