Panama in PicturesBook - 2005
Panama is the wealthiest nation in Central America. This is due mainly to the Panama Canal, which connects the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans and is a major trade and transportation route. a wide economic disparity between the rural and urban areas of the nation, political instability and harsh dictators have made further economic advancement difficult.
Publisher: Minneapolis : Lerner Publications, c2005.
Edition: New, revised second edition
Branch Call Number: j 972.8705 STREISSG 2005
Characteristics: 80 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), col. maps ; 26 cm.