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 were active participants in the events, offering personal reflection as well as an analysis of the decisions made.
`A splendid collaborative effort by the leading experts, some of whom were active in the crisis, to establish the causes and consequences of Suez, in the light of newly available evidence ... A major work.'
`This is not ... a book to be ignored ... essays are chosen and arranged to give a comprehensive view of the crisis.'
Times Literary Supplement
`a remarkable book by any account ... Twenty-two leading authorities, British, American, Arab and Israeli, have assembled what must be virtually all the relevant documentation ... and then assessed them in virtuoso essays that are a monument to their industry and objectivity.'
`the width and depth of the coverage ... mean that the volume will remain an essential point of reference for all students of the subject for a considerable time.'
`admirably wide-ranging in its coverage ... there is much to be gained from this collection.'
20th Century British History
`admirable attempt to evaluate the crisis in a multi-lateral context'
History October 1990
'Roger Louis and Roger Owen, two authorities on the region, offer us materials for a truly international history of the crisis, going beyond the familiar focus on the Western powers.'
David Reynolds, Christ's College, Cambridge, EHR, Apr.92
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
Series: Clarendon Paperbacks
Number Of Pages: 446
Published: 21st February 1991
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.88
Weight (kg): 0.75