Includes articles from the Atlantic monthly and Harper's magazine.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 297-299) and index.
A trip on the Panama Railroad -- Panama Railroad -- Darien Exploring Expedition, under command of Lieut. Isaac C. Strain -- Nicaragua : an exploration from ocean to ocean -- The new route through Chiriqui -- The secret of the strait -- Tehuantepec and the Eads Ship Railway -- Short cuts across the globe -- Projects for an isthmian canal -- The trans-isthmian canal problem -- The best isthmian canal -- The tropical renaissance -- The isthmus canal and American control -- Latin and Saxon America -- The diplomacy and law of the isthmian canals -- The strategic features of the Gulf of Mexico and the Caribbean Sea -- Non-intervention and the Monroe Doctrine -- The right and wrong of the Monroe Doctrine.
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