Panama country studies

Panama country studies

Acknowledgments
Preface
History
Independence from Spain
The California Gold Rush and the Railroad
The Uncompleted French Canal
The Spillover from Colombia's Civil Strife
The 1903 Treaty and Qualified Independence
Organizing the New Republic
Building the Canal
United States Intervention
The War Years
The National Guard in Ascendance
The Politics of Frustrated Nationalism
The 1964 Riots
The Oligarchy Under Fire
The Government of Torrijos
The Treaty Negotiations
The 1977 Treaties
Torrijos Tries Democracy
Torrijos's Sudden Death
Noriega Takes Control
The Society and Its Environment
Geography
Population
Ethnic Groups
Antillean Blacks
Indians
Cuna
Guaymi
Social Organization
Rural Society
Migration
Urban Society
The Elite
The Middle Class
The Lower Class
Religion
Education
Health and Welfare
The Economy
Growth and Structure of the Economy
Role of Government in the Economy
Employment and Income
Panama Canal
Agriculture
Livestock
Industry
Foreign Economic Relations
Government
The Constitution
The Governmental System
The Legacy of Omar Torrijos
Political Developments After Torrijos
Political Forces
Political Parties
The Panama Defense Forces
Business, Professional, and Labor Organizations
Students
The Roman Catholic Church
The Media
Foreign Relations
Relations with the United States
Relations with Central America
Bibliography

http://www.heritage.org/index/country/panama
http://www.worldportsource.com/ports/index/PAN.php


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