Path of empire : Panama and the California Gold Rush / Aims McGuinness.
Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2008.
xiii, 249 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
United States in the world.
Formatted Contents Note
Prelude : April 15, 1856 Introduction : in the archive of loose leaves California in Panama The Panama railroad and the conquest of the Gold Rush Sovereignty on the isthmus "We are not in the United States here" U.S. empire and the boundaries of Latin America Conclusion : conversations in the Museum of History Coda : with dust in our eyes.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages -242) and index.
KF4650.P363 M34 2008
9780801445217 cloth alkaline paper 0801445213 cloth alkaline paper