As a land bridge between the Americas and a passageway between the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans, Panama has always played a vital role in bringing worlds together. Today, Panama embraces its role as an avenue of international commerce while attempting to preserve the balance of culture, ecology and government.
"The book details the country's climate, geography, agriculture, industry, daily life in both rural and urban areas, and arts and culture. The book features maps, black-and-white photographs, and special boxes...The book's final pages offer a set of facts-at-a-glance, a detailed chronology, an annotated bibliography including works for both children and adults, an annotated list of works consulted (including web sites), and an index."
-- Multi-Cultural Review (March 2001)
Price: US $32.10