The Path Between The Seas

Author: David McCullough
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 074320137X
Size: 37.98 MB
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The National Book Award–winning epic chronicle of the creation of the Panama Canal, a first-rate drama of the bold and brilliant engineering feat that was filled with both tragedy and triumph, told by master historian David McCullough.

Hell S Gorge

Author: Matthew Parker
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 1446410870
Size: 19.76 MB
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But he also weaves in the stories of the ordinary men and women who worked on the canal, to evoke everyday life on the construction and depict the battle on the ground deep in 'Hell's Gorge'.

The Great Bridge

Author: David McCullough
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 0743218310
Size: 28.84 MB
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But this is not merely the saga of an engineering miracle; it is a sweeping narrative of the social climate of the time and of the heroes and rascals who had a hand in either constructing or exploiting the surpassing enterprise.

The Big Ditch

Author: Noel Maurer
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 9781400836284
Size: 57.45 MB
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A remarkable tale, The Big Ditch offers vital lessons about the impact of large-scale infrastructure projects, American overseas interventions on institutional development, and the ability of governments to run companies effectively.

Parting The Desert

Author: Zachary Karabell
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 0307566072
Size: 12.98 MB
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Parting the Desert is both a transporting narrative and a meditation on the origins of the modern Middle East. From the Trade Paperback edition.

The History Of Panama

Author: Robert C. Harding
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780313333224
Size: 49.98 MB
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A concise history of Panama, spanning the period of its colonization by the Spanish to the present day.

Mornings On Horseback

Author: David McCullough
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 0743218302
Size: 26.32 MB
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Written by David McCullough, the author of Truman, this is the story of a remarkable little boy, seriously handicapped by recurrent and almost fatal asthma attacks, and his struggle to manhood: an amazing metamorphosis seen in the context ...

Panama Canal By Cruise Ship

Author: Anne Vipond
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780980957365
Size: 40.63 MB
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This engineering marvel draws thousands of cruise passengers each year and now more cruise lines are dedicating ships to this destination.

Emperors In The Jungle

Author: John Lindsay-Poland
Publisher: Duke University Press
ISBN: 0822384604
Size: 19.71 MB
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Investigative journalism at its best, this book reveals how U.S. ideas about taming tropical jungles and people, combined with commercial and military objectives, shaped more than a century of intervention and environmental engineering in a ...

Truman

Author: David McCullough
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 0743260295
Size: 25.43 MB
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Drawing on newly discovered archival material and extensive interviews with Truman’s own family, friends, and Washington colleagues, McCullough tells the deeply moving story of the seemingly ordinary “man from Missouri” who was ...