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Selected Reading List

  • Abbot, W.J.  Panama and the Canal in picture and prose.  London, 1913.
  • Bishop, Joseph Bucklin.  The Panama Gateway.    N.Y., Scribner’s,
  • Cameron, Ian.  The Impossible Dream; the Building of the Panama Canal. N.Y., William Morrow, 1972.  284p.
  • Du Val, Miles Percy.  And the Mountains Will Move; the Story of the Building of the Panama Canal, by Miles P. Du Val, Jr.    Westport, CT, Greenwood pr.,  1975,  374p.
  • Haskin, Frederic J.  The Panama Canal.    Garden City, N.Y., Doubleday,  1914.  386p.
  • Lee, William Storrs.  The Strength to Move a Mountain.    N.Y., Putnam, c1958.  318p.
  • Major, John.  Prize Posession – The United States and The Panama Canal 1903-1979.   Cambridge University Press, 1993. 432p.
  • McCullough, David.  The Path Between the Seas:  the Creation of the Panama Canal, 1870-1914.    N.Y., Simon and Schuster, 1977. 698p.
  • Mack, Gerstle.  The Land Divided; a History of the Panama Canal and Other Isthmian Canal Projects.    N.Y., Octagon Books, 1974, c1944.  650p.    Also available in Spanish.
  • Minter, John Easter.  The Chagres:  River of Westward Passage.   N.Y., Rinehart, 1948.  418p.
  • Panama Canal.  Twenty-fifth Anniversary; August 15, 1914 – 1972    August 15, 1939.    Mount Hope, C.Z., Panama Canal press, 1939.
  • Panama Canal Commission Annual Report.  Balboa, Panama, Panama Canal Commission, 1974-1997.
  • Panama Canal Company.  The Panama Canal:  Fiftieth Anniversary; the Story of a Great Conquest.    Balboa Heights, C.Z.,  The company, 1964.  122p.    Also avaiable in Spanish.
  • Sibert, William L. and Stevens, John F.  The Construction of the Panama Canal.  N.Y., Appleton, 1915.  338p.
  • P.C.   Small, Charles S.  Rails to the diggings.  Greenwich, Conn., Railroad Monograph, 1981,  223p.