Parting the Desert
The Creation of the Suez CanalBook - 2003
The building of the Suez Canal was considered the greatest engineering feat of the 19th century, but as Karabell shows, it was much more than a marvel of construction. Parting the Desert details an extraordinary meeting between East and West. of photos.
Publisher: New York : A.A. Knopf, 2003.
Characteristics: 310 p.,  p. of plates :,ill., map ;,25 cm.