Tag Archives: Panama

Panama As Crossroads of Empire & Crime

A review of Illicit Nation: State, Empire, and Illegality on the Isthmus of Panama, by Matthew Scalena.   “When you hit a rock with an…

Panama Canal

Race, Nation, the Panama Canal

A review of Claiming the Canal: Performances of Race and Nation in Panama, 1904-1999, by Katherine Zien.  The history of the Panama Canal has long…