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Author Carse, Ashley, 1977- author
Title Beyond the big ditch : politics, ecology, and infrastructure at the Panama Canal / Ashley Carse
Imprint Cambridge, Massachusetts ; London, England : The MIT Press, [2014]
book jacket
 Fu Ssu-Nien WTN LANG BK  TC774 C321 2014    AVAILABLE    30530001198209
Descript xv, 298 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Series Infrastructures series
Infrastructures series
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
The machete and the freighter -- Monte -- Making the Panama Canal Watershed -- Frank Robinson's map -- Life along the river (Miocene-1903) -- Canal construction and the politics of water -- Pueblos perdidos, or how the lake ate the river -- The agricultural possibilities of the Canal Zone -- Getting across and getting around -- The world united, Panama divided -- The conquest of the jungle -- Weeds -- A demanding environment
Subject Panama Canal (Panama) -- Design and construction
Panama Canal (Panama) -- Social conditions
Panama Canal (Panama) -- Environmental aspects
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