xii, 293 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm.
9789004177284 hardback alkaline paper 9004177280 hardback alkaline paper
International straits of the world ; v. 15.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note
Introduction The environment of the isthmus of Panama Interoceanic flows in transit through Panama's human-built environment Panamanian territoriality in geographic perspective American territoriality in geographic perspective The expansion of powers of the federal government Interoceanic transport and the two Panamas under the "1st democracy" (1830s-1870s) Interoceanic transport and the two Panamas under the "2nd republic" (1870s-1930s) before Panamanian independence The extraterritorial expansion of the powers of the federal government over the maritime environment after the 1880s The Panama Canal and the two Panamas under the "2nd republic" (1870s-1930s) after Panamanian independence The Panama Canal and the two Panamas under the "2nd democracy" (1930s-1970s) The Panama Canal and the two Panamas under the "3rd republic" (1980-?) The future of the Panama Canal as artificial strait.
KZ3715 .P365 2010
Leiden ; Boston : Martinus Nijhoff Publishers, 2010.