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April 18, 2011
The Big Ditch: How America Took, Built, Ran, and Ultimately Gave Away the Panama Canal
When the Panama Canal opened, the world was changed in terms of global trade and military power.Many see the canal as a triumph of the United States, but its effects were much truly much more extensive.The Big Ditch offers a look at the impacts of large infrastructure projects, American overseas interventions on institutional development and the ability of governments to run companies.
This book can be found in HECSA Library: The Big Ditch: How America Took, Built, Ran, and Ultimately Gave Away the Panama Canal Noel Maurer and Carlos Yu F 1569 .C2 M157 2011
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