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11 edition of For empire they toil found in the catalog.

For empire they toil

building the Panama Canal, 1903-1915

by Julie Greene

  • 264 Want to read
  • 14 Currently reading

Published by Penguin Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Canals -- Panama -- Design and construction -- History,
  • Panama Canal (Panama) -- History,
  • Canal Zone -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementJulie Greene.
    SeriesThe Penguin history of American life
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF1569.C2 G66 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16945652M
    ISBN 109781594202018
    LC Control Number2008028650

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