PATH BETWEEN THE SEAS

PATH BETWEEN THE SEAS

THE CREATION OF THE PANAMA CANAL, 1870-1914

DAVID MCCULLOUGH

3,00 €
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Editorial:
GENERICA
Año de edición:
1978
Materia
Inglés
ISBN:
978-0-671-24409-5
Páginas:
704

The National Book Award–winning epic chronicle of the creation of the Panama Canal, a first-rate drama of the bold and brilliant engineering feat that was filled with both tragedy and triumph, told by master historian David McCullough.u003cbru003eu003cbru003eFrom the Pulitzer Prize–winning author of u003ciu003eTrumanu003c/iu003e, here is the national bestselling epic chronicle of the creation of the Panama Canal. In The Path Between the Seas, acclaimed historian David McCullough delivers a first-rate drama of the sweeping human undertaking that led to the creation of this grand enterprise.u003cbru003e u003cbru003eu003ciu003eThe Path Between the Seasu003c/iu003e 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. It is a story of astonishing engineering feats, tremendous medical accomplishments, political power plays, heroic successes, and tragic failures. Applying his remarkable gift for writing lucid, lively exposition, McCullough weaves the many strands of the momentous event into a comprehensive and captivating tale.u003cbru003e u003cbru003eWinner of the National Book Award for history, the Francis Parkman Prize, the Samuel Eliot Morison Award, and the Cornelius Ryan Award (for the best book of the year on international affairs), u003ciu003eThe Path Between the Seasu003c/iu003e is a must-read for anyone interested in American history, the history of technology, international intrigue, and human drama.

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