Suez 1956 The Crisis and Its Consequences

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  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 1989-09-28
  • Publisher: Clarendon Press
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This is an analysis, based on newly available evidence, of the Suez crisis of 1956, its origins, and its consequences. The contributors are all leading authorities, and some, like Mordechai Bar-On, Robert Bowie and Adam Watson, were active participants in the events of the time.

Table of Contents

List of contributors; Map; Chronology; Wm. Roger Louis & Roger Owen: Introduction; BACKGROUND: J.C. Hurewitz: The historical context; Ali E. Hillal Dessouki: Nasser and the struggle for independence; Wm. Roger Louis: The tragedy of the Anglo-Egyptian Settlement of 1954; Shimon Shamir: The collapse of project alpha; THE CRISIS: Keith Kyle: Britain and the Crisis, 1955-1956; Maurice Vaisse: France and the Suez Crisis; Mordechai Bar-On: David Ben-Gurion and the Sevres collusion; Amin Hewedy: Nasser and the crisis of 1956; Sarvepalli Gopal: India, the crisis, and the non-aligned nations; Robert R. Bowie: Eisenhower, Dulles, and the Suez crisis; Diane B. Kunz: The importance of having money: The economic diplomacy of the Suez crisis; John C. Campbell: The Soviet Union, the United States, and the twin crises of Hungary and Suez; COMMONWEALTH AND UNITED NATIONS: Peter Lyon: The Commonwealth and the Suez crisis; J.D.B. Miller: Australia and the crisis; Michael Fry: Canada, the North Atlantic Triangle, and the United Nations; CONSEQUENCES AND AFTERMATH: Lord Beloff: The crisis and its consequences for the British Conservative Party; Maurice Vaisse: Post-Suez France; Adam Watson: The aftermath of Suez: Consequences for French Decolonization; Hermann Frederck Eilts: Reflections on the Suez crisis: Security in the Middle East; Roger Owen: The economic consequences of the Suez crises for Egypt; Rashid Khalidi: Consequences of the Suez crisis in the Arab World; Albert Hourani: Conclusion; Howard J. Dooley: Select Bibliography

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