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Panama fever: the battle to build the canal

Author: Parker, Matthew Publisher: Hutchinson, 2007.Language: EnglishDescription: 444 p. : Photos ; 24 cm.ISBN: 0091797047Type of document: BookBibliography/Index: Includes bibliographical references and index
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Book Europe Campus
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Print J10.32 .P36 P37 2007
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001211899
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Includes bibliographical references and index

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Panama Fever The Battle to Build the Canal Contents Illustrations Preface: The Battle to Build the Canal PART ONE: The Golden Isthmus Chapter I: 'The Keys to the Universe' Chapter 2: Rivalry and Stalemate Chapter 3: Goldrush Chapter 4: The Panama Railroad Chapter 5: The Competing Routes PART TWO: The French Tragedy Chapter 6: 'Le Grand Francais' Chapter 7: The French Explorers Chapter 8: The Fatal Decision Chapter 9: The Riches of France Chapter 10: 'Travail Commence' Chapter 11: Fever Chapter 12: Jules Dingler Chapter 13: Annus Horribilis Chapter 14: Collapse Chapter 15: Scandal PART THREE: The American Triumph Chapter 16: Heroes and Villains -- The 'Battle of the Routes' Chapter 17: 'I Took the Isthmus' ix xv 3 13 20 25 36 43 49 58 68 81 96 106 124 142 158 173 188 Viii PANAMA FEVER Chapter 18: 'Make the Dirt Fly' Chapter 19: Yellow Jack Chapter 2o: Restart Chapter 21: The Railroad Era Chapter 22: The Digging Machine Chapter 23: Segregation Chapter 24: 'The Army of Panama' Chapter 25: 'Hell's Gorge' Chapter 26: 'Lord How Piercing!' Chapter 27: The Land Divided, The World United Postscript: Whose Canal is it Anyway? Source Notes Bibliography Acknowledgements Index 213 238 253 272 283 307 321 340 354 366 371 379 418 426 429

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