Thomas M. Leonard's Historical Dictionary of Panama PDF

By Thomas M. Leonard

ISBN-10: 0810878348

ISBN-13: 9780810878341

This Historical Dictionary of Panama covers Panama’s exact heritage from the time of its Spanish colonization, via its connection to Colombia within the 19th century, and its lengthy interval of U.S. presence. all through those classes, Panama drew the surface world’s cognizance as a transit path that first attached the west coasts of Latin the US and the USA to Western Europe. therefore, within the lengthy background of the isthmus, its transit path has served to maneuver shipment, humans, and tradition in the course of the world.

The wealthy heritage of Panama is roofed via a chronology, an introductory essay, appendixes, and an intensive bibliography. The dictionary part has over 500 cross-referenced entries on vital personalities, politics, financial system, overseas family, faith, and tradition. This publication is a superb entry aspect for college kids, researchers, and somebody desirous to be aware of extra concerning the Panama.

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At the time, 1940, Arnulfo Arias appeared as a threat to the Panamanian elite and middle sectors and to the United States’ Canal Zone interests. Panamanian anti-Americanism intensified as a result of the 1936 Alfaro–Hull Treaty and the 1941 Base Site Agreements. The 1936 treaty granted Panamanian merchants access to the Zone market. S. government commissary operation in the Zone. The proviso for shared responsibility in radio communication affected only the elite, as did the increase in the annual annuity from $250,000 to $430,000.

12 February: The San Blas Kuna-o-el Tule Revolution begins, which results in greater self-government for island peoples. S. marines in Colón and Panama City to restore order. 1927 27 January: As a result of the month-long public protests, the National Assembly announces that it would not consider for ratification the proposed Alfaro–Kellogg Treaty with the United States. 1930 4 April: The Communist Party of Panama (PCP) is founded. 1931 August: José A. Remón is appointed chief of the National Police.

29 September: Vasco Nuñez Balboa discovers the South Sea (Pacific Ocean). 1515 November: While traveling the South Sea coastline, Antonio Tello de Guzmán discovers an Indian village on the South Sea named Panama. 1519 12 January: Royal Governor Pedro Arias Dávila (commonly known as Pedrarias) wrests control of Panama from Vasco Nuñez Balboa. 15 August: Pedrarias establishes the colonial capital at Panama. 1536–1543 Panama exists as an audiencia under the viceroyalty of Peru. 1539 23 May: Panama is named a Royal Audiencia.

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