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_q(alk. paper)
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100 1 _aLasso, Marixa
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245 1 0 _aErased :
_bthe untold story of the Panama Canal /
_cMarixa Lasso.
264 1 _aLondon :
_bHarvard University Press,
_c2019.
300 _a344 pages :
_billustrations ;
_c22 cm
504 _aIncludes bibliographical references (pages 269-319) and index.
505 0 _aThe port and the city: a Western Civilization story -- The lost towns of the Canal Zone -- Regulating the Panama Canal towns -- No slums in the Canal Zone: ICC authorities reach the decision to depopulate -- Depopulating the Canal Zone: the flooded towns -- Depopulating the Canal Zone: the towns not flooded -- A radically new geography -- Epilogue: Ruins and memories of a lost modernity.
520 _aThe untold history of the Panama Canal--from Panama's point of view. Sleuth and scholar, Marixa Lasso has uncovered a long-overlooked story: to build their Canal, Americans displaced 40,000 Panamanians and erased entire cities, only to convince the world they had brought modernity to the tropics.--
_cProvided by publisher
650 0 _aCities and towns
_zPanama
_zCanal Zone
_xHistory.
_9134367
650 0 _aLand use
_zPanama
_zPanama Canal
_xPlanning.
_9134368
651 0 _aPanama Canal (Panama)
_xHistory.
_9134369
651 0 _aCanal Zone.
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