France, the United States, and the Lesseps Panama Canal: Renewed Rivalry in the Western Hemisphere, 1879-1889
Date of Award
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Sphere of influence, Territorial expansion, Monroe Doctrine, Franco-American relations
My study is concerned with the quite unequal efforts of France and the United States each to create for itself a dominant position on the Panamanian isthus during the period -- 1879-1889 -- in which Lesseps attempted to construct a canal.
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Lowrie, Walter Edward, "France, the United States, and the Lesseps Panama Canal: Renewed Rivalry in the Western Hemisphere, 1879-1889" (1975). History - Dissertations. Paper 59.