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Panama: The Canal, the Country, and the People by Arthur Bullard

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Published by The Macmillan company .
Written in English

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This item:The Path Between the Seas: The Creation of the Panama Canal, by David McCullough Paperback $ Ships from and sold by FREE Shipping on orders over $ Details. The Pioneers: The Heroic Story of the Settlers Who Brought the American Ideal West by David McCullough Hardcover $Cited by: In , Panama’s population hit million. A hundred years earlier, the country’s first census estimated the population to be , These days, one thing is for certain: Panama is booming, especially within urban areas, where nearly two-thirds of the people live. The Panama Canal was built by the US Army Corps of Engineers between and In , an agreement was signed for the complete transfer of the Canal from the US to Panama by the end of the century. Certain portions of the Zone and increasing responsibility over the Canal were turned over in the subsequent decades. With US help, dictator. Panama Canal, the lock-type canal that connects the Atlantic and Pacific oceans through the narrow Isthmus of Panama. The length of the Panama Canal from shoreline to shoreline is about 40 miles (65 km). It was completed in and is one of the two most strategic artificial waterways in the world.

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Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Bullard, Arthur, Panama: the canal, the country and the people. New York: Macmillan Co. The Path Between the Seas The Creation of the Panama Canal, by Pulitzer-prize winning historian David McCullough. Reads like an historical novel too good to put down and too incredible to be true, but it all is. It will give you a feel for Panama the country - people, culture, weather, fauna, terrain, politics, history and geological destiny. The idea of the Panama canal dates back to , when Vasco Núñez de Balboa first crossed the narrow land bridge between North and South America houses the Panama Canal, a water passage between the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans. The earliest European colonists recognized this potential, and several proposals for a canal were made.. By the late nineteenth century, technological. Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Bullard, Arthur, Panama. New York: MacMillan, [©] (OCoLC)