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Tropical Iron

Mark C. Baldwin
Natalia Baldwin León

The story of Minor Keith and the construction of the Costa Rica Atlantic Railway. A seemingly simple infrastructure project in the 19th century became an epic adventure, taking nearly 20 years, resulting in the deaths of over 4000 men, and giving birth to the largest agricultural enterprise in the world, a company many consider the face of Yanqui Imperialism in Latin America.

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