Transcript
  • 00:01    |    
    Initial credits
  • 00:25    |    
    Introduction
  • 01:20    |    
    Historical antecedents
  • 03:41    |    
    Early canal proposals
    • The search for a gap
    • Tehuantepec region
    • Alexander von Humboldt's expeditions
    • John Baily's proposed routes
    • First studies of the Panama route
  • 13:36    |    
    First Nicaragua proposal
    • Profile of the Nicaragua canal
    • Invalidation of British American treaties
    • Proposal of Charles III
    • Ephraim Squier's profile of Central America
    • Alternative routes
  • 23:53    |    
    Tehuantepec region
  • Ship railway
  • 25:50    |    
    1855 Nicaragua proposals
    • Land profiles
    • City of Pineda
  • 27:51    |    
    Colombia routes
  • 29:23    |    
    Influence of William Walker
  • 32:50    |    
    19th century maps of Central America
  • 35:12    |    
    Systematic studies of isthmian canal routes
    • Menocal and Peary projects
    • Mosquito Coast
    • French proposals for Panama
    • Results of the studies
  • 42:16    |    
    Panama Canal in the 20th century
  • 42:56    |    
    Conclusions
  • 43:24    |    
    Questions
    • How were the deeds of ownership handled in Nicaragua?
    • Would the Nicaragua canal require a system of locks?
    • To what extent did geological factors influence the location of the canal?
    • Did American engineers receive topographical training?
  • 51:59    |    
    Final words
  • 52:15    |    
    Final credits


The Search for Interoceanic Communications and the Panama Canal

New Media  | 07 de febrero de 2007  | Vistas: 2406

Credits

The Search for Interoceanic Communications and the Panama Canal
John Hébert

Juan Bautista Gutiérrez Auditorium
Universidad Francisco Marroquín
Guatemala, February 7, 2007

New Media - UFM production. Guatemala, February 2007
Camera 1: Jorge Samayoa; camera 2: Manuel Alvarez; digital editing: Alexander Arauz; index: Christiaan Ketelaar; content reviser: Katty Schellenger, Jennifer Keller; publication: Pedro David España


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John R. Hébert is head of the Geography and Map Division…

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