THE PATH BETWEEN THE SEAS: THE CREATION OF THE PANAMA CANAL 1870 - 1914 by David McCullough
The Path Between the Seas: The Creation of the Panama Canal, 1870 - 1914 by David McCullough
In The Path Between the Seas, acclaimed historian David McCullough delivers an enthralling drama of the sweeping human undertaking that led to the creation of the Panama Canal. He 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. The epic story of the canal's conception and creation contains all the elements of a high drama -- international intrigue, mysterious financial maneuvers, important medical discoveries, political scandals, personal failings and triumphs.
Applying his remarkable gift for writing lucid, lively exposition, McCullough weaves the man strands of the momentous event into a comprehensive and captivating tale. The Path Between the Seas is a must-read for anyone interested in American history, the history of science and engineering, and a vivid human drama.
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