The Path Between The Seas

Author: David McCullough
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 074320137X
Size: 18.48 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: 54.49 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'.

Johnstown Flood

Author: David McCullough
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781416561224
Size: 12.87 MB
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The stunning story of one of America’s great disasters, a preventable tragedy of Gilded Age America, brilliantly told by master historian David McCullough.

Brave Companions

Author: David McCullough
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781416561231
Size: 72.31 MB
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These are brave companions: to each other, to David McCullough, and to the reader, for with rare storytelling ability McCullough brings us into the times they knew and their very uncommon lives.

The Big Ditch

Author: Noel Maurer
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 9781400836284
Size: 61.12 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.

The History Of Panama

Author: Robert C. Harding
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780313333224
Size: 24.27 MB
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A concise history of Panama, spanning the period of its colonization by the Spanish to the present day.

Emperors In The Jungle

Author: John Lindsay-Poland
Publisher: Duke University Press
ISBN: 0822384604
Size: 65.46 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 ...

The Great Bridge

Author: David McCullough
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 0743218310
Size: 56.37 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.

Mornings On Horseback

Author: David McCullough
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 0743218302
Size: 56.83 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 ...

Truman

Author: David McCullough
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 0743260295
Size: 11.15 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 ...