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The Panama Canal

Historical resources relating to the design, construction and operation of the Panama Canal


The titles listed here provide background or overview information and can be a good starting point to help you find a topic, compare topics, verify information about a topic, or see a brief list of possible sources on a topic.

These resources may be available in the Reference Collection on the 1st floor, and some have online access.

Searching for a good introduction to your topic?  You may want to try:

► Oxford Bibliographies Online:


► Oxford Digital Reference Shelf:


► Gale Ebooks:

Gale Ebooks


► Salem History:


► History Reference Online (ABC-Clio):


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