Path Between the Seas : the
Creation of the Panama Canal, 1870-1914 The story of
the Panama Canal is complex, full of heroes, villains, and victims.
McCullough's long, richly detailed, and eminently literate book pays homage to
an immense undertaking. --Gregory McNamee
The Building of the Panama Canal in Historic Photographs
by Ulrich Keller (Editor)
Guide to the Birds of Panama
by Robert S. Ridgely, John A.
Revised and expanded edition of a marvelous field guide to some 1,000 species
in this rich and varied (and threatened) region. About 850 of the species are
illustrated, most on 48 color plates, of which 19 were newly prepared for
their edition. Follows the sequence and taxonomy of the 1983 check-list of the
American Ornithologists Union. Annotation copyright Book News, Inc. Portland,
Magic Web: The Tropical Forest of Barro Colorado Island
by Christian Ziegler
(Photographer), Egbert G. Leigh. In A Magic Web, photographer
Christian Ziegler and ecologist Egbert Leigh invite readers to enter the
marvelous world of Barro Colorado Island. This book provides a unique
combination of the spectacular photography of a picture-book and clear,
authoritative text written by an active scientist who has spent half a
lifetime trying to understand tropical forests.
in Nature Panama (Adventures in Nature Series)
by William Friar, Bill Friar.
Adventures in Nature: Panama highlights only the most interesting places and
activities for adventure travelers. Author William Friar gives you vivid
scenic descriptions-from the cool highlands to the lowland tropical
forest-along with tips on getting around and a wide variety of accommodation
options. You'll also find details on the country's conservation efforts and
environmental challenges, with advice on how you can support local communities
without damaging the environment.
to know Panama by Michèle Labrut
"Getting to Know Panama" fills a need for those who come to
Panama as visitors or residents. The book reflects the author's deep
fascination for the country's history, culture, modern vitality as a center
of commerce, and the abiding beauty of its islands, beaches, mountains and
jungles. She guides the reader on many a hinterland trek and caters to the
seekers of adventure as well as the naturalists who are discovering the
vastness and variety of Panama's unspoiled ecosystems.
of the Panama Canal: From Construction to the Twenty-First Century,
by William Friar, George R. Goethals Completely revised and
updated in time for the Centennial Anniversary of breaking ground for the
Panama Canal, this lively collection of historic and contemporary
photographs and informative and insightful text dramatically showcases one
of the true wonders of the world.
Travel Guides Adventure Guide Panama (Adventure Guides Series)
by Patricia Katzman
Travel Guide Panama (Ulysses Travel Guides)
by Marc Rigole, Claude-Victor Langlois