Dying to Better Themselves
$34.99

Dying to Better Themselves

By Olive Senior
US$ 34.99
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Book Description
Table of Contents
  • CONTENTS
  • ILLUSTRATIONS
  • TABLES
  • PREFACE
  • ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS
  • A NOTE ON TERMINOLOGY
  • 1. “TO SHRINK THE WORLD BY HALF”
  • PART 1. THE PANAMA RAILROAD
  • 2. THE PANAMA RAILROAD, 1849–1855
  • PART 2. THE FRENCH CANAL
  • 3. THE FRENCH CANAL, 1881–1904
  • PART 3.THE US CONSTRUCTION OF THE PANAMA CANAL,1904-1914
  • 4. WHO WENT, HOW AND WHY
  • 5. WHAT THEY ENDURED, 1904–1907
  • 6. THE WORK THEY DID THERE,1904–1914
  • 7. THE LIVES THEY LIVED, 1904–1914
  • 8. HOW THEY LOVED, LAUGHED AND PRAYED
  • PART 4. THEPOST-CONSTRUCTION YEARS AND THE RETURN HOME
  • 9. LIFE IN PANAMA AFTER CONSTRUCTION ENDED
  • 10. WHAT THEY BROUGHT BACK HOME
  • NOTES
    • Chapter 1
    • Chapter 2
    • Chapter 3
    • Chapter 4
    • Chapter 5
    • Chapter 6
    • Chapter 7
    • Chapter 8
    • Chapter 9
    • Chapter 10
  • SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY
  • INDEX
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