Building the Panama Canal, 1st Edition

  • Sylvia Engdahl
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  • ISBN-10: 0737766352
  • ISBN-13: 9780737766356
  • DDC: 972.87
  • Grade Level Range: 10th Grade - 12th Grade
  • 210 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2012 | Published/Released August 2012
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2012

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This title explores the historical/cultural events leading up to and following the building of the Panama Canal, issues surrounding ownership of the canal and related treaties, and personal narratives from people who visited the canal during construction and those that worked on the canal.

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Features and Benefits

  • Using primary and secondary sources, each volume provides background information on a significant event in modern world history, presents the controversies surrounding the event, and offers first-person narratives from people who lived through or were impacted by the event.
  • All volumes in the series include an annotated table of contents, a world map, a chronology, a glossary of key terms, a bibliography, and a subject index.