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Portrait of the Panama Canal From Construction to the Twenty-First Century: Celebrating the Centennial of the Panama Canal
William Friar (au); George R. Goethals (fr). Built at the beginning of the 20th cent, the Panama Canal has become a vital link in the global economy of the 21st cent. While there were many changes in the Canal & its operations through the years, much of the Canal uses original equipment. The locks, the gates, the dams, & the breakwaters were built to last. This beautiful commemorative book provides a thorough & faithful perspective on the Canal as it paints a compelling portrait of the skill & sacrifice of those who built & have operated this crucial waterway. Author Friarís mother, Willie Friar, was dir. of public affairs for the Panama Canal Comm. Foreword by George R. Goethals, whose great-grandfather George W. Goethals was chief engineer of the Panama Canal from 1907 to 1914. Illus.
Years of Renewal
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Language Imperative: How Learning Languages Can Enrich Your Life & Expand Your Mind
Natural Beauty Care with Flowers & Plants: A Magna Colour Guide
Birding for Beginners: A Comprehensive Introduction to Bird Watching
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Sherlock Holmes Victorian Cookbook: Favourite Recipes of the Great Detective & Dr. Watson
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