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Author Delgado, James P., author

Title The maritime landscape of the Isthmus of Panamá / James P. Delgado, Tomás Mendizábal, Frederick H. Hanselmann, and Dominique Rissolo
Published Gainesville : University Press of Florida, [2016]


Description 1 online resource (xviii, 283 pages)
Contents Introduction: Setting and context -- The isthmus in the Pre-European world -- The isthmus encountered and conquered, 1501-1540 -- The isthmus challenged and fortified, 1540-1738 -- Buccaneers, pirates, the Morgan attack, and the Scottish at Darién -- The isthmus in "decline," 1739-1848 -- The isthmus during and after the "Fiebre del Oro," 1849-1861 -- Canal dreams and realities, 1861-1902 -- Fortification and control, 1903-2015 -- Conclusion
Summary This work explores the maritime history of the Isthmus of Panama, from prehistoric usage through Spanish colonial to the building of the canal and modern day maritime traffic
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Excavations (Archaeology) -- Panama
Underwater archaeology -- Panama
HISTORY -- Latin America -- Mexico.
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Archaeology
Excavations (Archaeology)
Underwater archaeology.
SUBJECT Panama -- History.
Panama, Isthmus of (Panama) -- History
Panama -- Antiquities.
Panama, Isthmus of (Panama) -- Antiquities
Subject Panama.
Panama -- Isthmus of Panama.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
Author Hernández Mendizábal, Tomás, 1940- author.
Hanselmann, Frederick H., author
Rissolo, Dominique, author
ISBN 9780813052533