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Author McGuinness, Aims, 1968-
Title Path of empire : Panama and the California Gold Rush / Aims McGuinness.
Imprint Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2008.

Author McGuinness, Aims, 1968-
Series The United States in the world
United States in the world.
Subject Americans -- Panama -- History -- 19th century.
Watermelon Riot, Colon, Panama, 1856.
United States -- Foreign relations -- Panama.
Panama -- Foreign relations -- United States.
Panama -- History -- 19th century.
California -- History -- 1846-1850.
California -- Gold discoveries.
Description 1 online resource (xiii, 249 pages) : illustrations, maps.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 231-242) and index.
Note Print version record.
Contents Prelude : April 15, 1856 -- Introduction : in the archive of loose leaves -- California in Panama -- The Panama railroad and the conquest of the Gold Rush -- Sovereignty on the isthmus -- "We are not in the United States here" -- U.S. empire and the boundaries of Latin America -- Conclusion : conversations in the Museum of History -- Coda : with dust in our eyes.
ISBN 1501707345 (electronic bk.)
9781501707346 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 960976509
Additional Format Print version: 9781501707346

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