Panama Fever

Panama Fever

The Epic Story of the Building of the Panama Canal

eBook - 2009
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The Panama Canal was the costliest undertaking in history; its completion in 1914 marked the beginning of the "American Century." Panama Fever draws on contemporary accounts, bringing the experience of those who built the canal vividly to life. Politicians engaged in high-stakes diplomacy in order to influence its construction. Meanwhile, engineers and workers from around the world rushed to take advantage of high wages and the chance to be a part of history. Filled with remarkable characters, Panama Fever is an epic history that shows how a small, fiercely contested strip of land made the world a smaller place and launched the era of American global dominance.

Publisher: New York : Anchor Books, 2009, c2007
Edition: 1st Anchor Books ed
ISBN: 9780307472533
0307472531

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Wrong description for this book

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