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- Simon & Schuster 2001; US$ 20.00
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. From the Pulitzer Prize?winning author of Truman , here is the national bestselling epic chronicle of the creation... more...
- MobileReference 2012; US$ 4.99
This guide is designed for optimal navigation on eReaders, smartphones, and other mobile electronic devices. It is indexed alphabetically and by category, making it easier to access individual articles. Articles feature information about attractions, landmarks, districts, transportation, cultural venues, dining, history and much more. Addresses, telephones,... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2003; US$ 32.99
Marking the centennial of Panama's separation from Colombia in 1903, this volume reprises U.S. images of the isthmus a century ago. The editors have collected a fascinating selection of articles from two of the most influential publications of the era, Harper's Monthly Magazine and the Atlantic Monthly , to illustrate the prejudices and expansionistic... more...
- Transworld 2011; US$ 11.30
The Darién Gap is a place of legend. The only break in the Pan-American highway, which runs from Alaska to the tip of South America, it is an almost impregnable strip of swamp, jungle and cloud forest between the vast landmasses of North and South America. Stories of abduction and murder there are rife and in recent years more people have successfully... more...
- Avalon Travel 2013; US$ 21.99
Writer and Panama native William Friar offers unique tips for visiting this up-and-coming destination, from lounging in the Caribbean islands of Bocas del Toro to hiking the highlands of Boquete and exploring Panama City. Friar uses his local knowledge to craft unique trip strategies, such as The 14-day Outdoor Adventure and Six Days for History Buffs.... more...
- Rough Guides 2010; US$ 24.99
Make the most of your time with The Rough Guide to Panama , the definitive companion to this emerging destination. The full-color sections introduce Panama's highlights, from the country's amazing wildlife to it's varied arts and crafts, which fuse indigenous, Caribbean and European influences. The guide features informed accounts for exploring Panama's... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2008; US$ 70.00
High school and public libraries will find this volume a welcome addition to reference book shelves. Engagingly written, this comprehensive volume gives students an overview of contemporary life in Panama-what religions are practiced, what the cuisine is consumed on a day-to-day basis, and what people wear in urban and rural settings, among many other... more...
- University Press of Mississippi 2012; US$ 55.00
Popular art is a masculine and working-class genre, associated with Panama's black population. Its practitioners are self-taught, commercial painters, whose high-toned designs, vibrant portraits, and landscapes appear in cantinas, barbershops, and restaurants. The red devil buses are popular art's most visible manifestation. The old school... more...
- Penguin Group US 2009; US$ 18.00
A revelatory look at a momentous undertaking-from the workers' point of view The Panama Canal has long been celebrated as a triumph of American engineering and ingenuity. In The Canal Builders , Julie Greene reveals that this emphasis has obscured a far more remarkable element of the historic enterprise: the tens of thousands of workingmen and... more...