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Sir Anthony Eden and the Suez crisis : reluctant gamble

Author: Jonathan Pearson
Publisher: Basingstoke [England] ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This book is a reappraisal of Sir Anthony Eden's conduct of foreign relations during the Suez crisis of 1956. It challenges previous assumptions and demonstrates that Eden was not as bellicose as has been alleged. Jonathan Pearson traces Eden's conduct of crisis management from July up to his decision to use force on 14 October, focusing on the Prime Minister's personality and influences. He details the confusion  Read more...
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Named Person: Anthony Eden, Earl of Avon; Anthony Eden; Anthony Eden; Anthony Eden
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jonathan Pearson
ISBN: 033398451X 9780333984512
OCLC Number: 49901819
Description: xii, 252 p. ; 23 cm.
Contents: 1. Nationalisation of the Canal: 26 July-3 August --
2. Negotiation: 4 August-9 September --
3. SCUA: 10 September-21 September --
4. Mounting Pressure: 22 September-3 October --
5. Transition to Force: 4 October-14 October --
6. Collusion: 15 October-25 October --
7. Finale: 26 October 1956-9 January 1957.
Responsibility: Jonathan Pearson.
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This work is a reappraisal of Sir Anthony Eden's conduct of foreign relations during the Suez crisis of 1956. It details the confusion and failed attempts at negotiation that eventually culminated in  Read more...

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