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Path Between The Seas – The Creation Of The Panama Canal, 1870-1914 1977

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Title: Path Between the Seas: The Creation of the Panama Canal, 1870-1914
Condition: Used
Author(s): David McCullough
Topic(s): History, Modern, 20th Century, Technology & Engineering, Engineering (General), Latin America, Central America
Format: Paperback
Year: 1977

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Details: 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 of the Panama Canal. In The Path Between the Seas, acclaimed historian David McCullough delivers a first-rate drama of the sweeping human undertaking that led to the creation of this grand enterprise. The Path Between the Seas tells the story of the men and women who fought against all odds to fulfill the 400-year-old dream of constructing an aquatic passageway between the Atlantic and Pacific oceans. It is a story of astonishing engineering feats, tremendous medical accomplishments, political power plays, heroic successes, and tragic failures. Applying his remarkable gift for writing lucid, lively exposition, McCullough weaves the many strands of the momentous event into a comprehensive and captivating tale. Winner of the National Book Award for history, the Francis Parkman Prize, the Samuel Eliot Morison Award, and the Cornelius Ryan Award (for the best book of the year on international affairs), The Path Between the Seas is a must-read for anyone interested in American history, the history of technology, international intrigue, and human drama.

Fast Tags: Panama–Panama Canal
ISBN: 9780671244095
DDC: 972.87504
LCC: F1569.C2
OCLC_OWI: 4920564093

Additional information

Weight2.5 lbs
Dimensions18 × 14 × 3 in
Authors

ISBN

9780671244095

Vintage

Yes

Publication date

Brand

LCC

Topic

Panama–Panama Canal

Condition

Used – Good

Book Title

Path Between The Seas – The Creation Of The Panama Canal, 1870-1914

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Year

Language

Narrative Type

Nonfiction

AgeGroup

Adults

Gender

unisex

Type

Material

Signed

No

Inscribed

No

DDC

Fast Tags

OCLC_OWI

ConditionGood