New Books: Panama!

Panama Canal mapWhen is a canal really an artifical strait? When it is the Panama Canal, according to the recent book “The Panama Canal” by Robert W. Aguirre, the latest volume in the International Straits of the World series. The book looks at the history and the future of the Panama Canal – considering legal, maritime, political, and environmental factors. Plus, how can you not love a book that begins with a quote from the film, “O Brother, Where Art Thou?”

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