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Title The United States discovers Panama [electronic resource] : the writings of soldiers, scholars, scientists, and scoundrels, 1850-1905 / edited by Michael LaRosa and Germán R. Mejía.

Imprint Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc., c2004.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description xvii, 311 p. : ill., maps.
Note Includes articles from the Atlantic monthly and Harper's magazine.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 297-299) and index.
Contents 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.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Panama Canal (Panama) -- History -- Sources.
Panama -- History -- Sources.
Panama -- Relations -- United States -- Sources.
United States -- Relations -- Panama -- Sources.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author LaRosa, Michael (Michael J.)
Mejía P., Germán.
ProQuest (Firm)
Added Title Atlantic monthly.
Harper's magazine.
ISBN 0742527212 (cloth alk. paper)
0742527220 (pbk. alk. paper)
9781461645979 (e-book)

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