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Eisenhower, Dulles, and the Suez Crisis

Robert R. Bowie

in Suez 1956: The Crisis and its Consequences

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202417
eISBN:
9780191675348
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202417.003.0011
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Middle East History

This chapter sets the record straight not merely about the reasons for the American response to the crisis but also about the relationship between the President, Dwight D. Eisenhower, and his ... More


Nasser and the Crisis of 1956

Amin Hewedy

in Suez 1956: The Crisis and its Consequences

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202417
eISBN:
9780191675348
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202417.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Middle East History

The chapter is testimony to Nasser's response during the Suez crisis. Above all this chapter establishes, from an Egyptian vantage-point, the proximate cause of the Suez crisis and Nasser's stature ... More


Passages to England: Suez, the Indian Pathway

Elleke Boehmer

in Indian Arrivals 1870–1915: Networks of British Empire

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780198744184
eISBN:
9780191804076
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198744184.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Chapter 1 focuses on the ways in which travel writing allowed Indian travellers to respond to and evaluate the new and changing human situations that they encountered both en route to Britain and in ... More


India, the Crisis, and the Non-Aligned Nations

Sarvepalli Gopal

in Suez 1956: The Crisis and its Consequences

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202417
eISBN:
9780191675348
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202417.003.0010
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Middle East History

This chapter relates that Jawaharlal Nehru of India met Nasser in Yugoslavia shortly before the latter's nationalization of the Suez Canal Company. Nehru did not have a high regard for Nasser's ... More


The Eastern Frontier Canal: Implications for the Exodus from Egypt

James K. Hoffmeier

in Israel in Egypt: The Evidence for the Authenticity of the Exodus Tradition

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195130881
eISBN:
9780199853403
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195130881.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

In the early 1970s, a team of scientists of the Geological Survey of Israel, while working in the Sinai Peninsula during Israel's occupation of the territory east of the Suez Canal, discovered the ... More


The Conservative Compromise 1951–1956

Kenneth O Morgan

in The People’s Peace: British History 1945-1989

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198227649
eISBN:
9780191678769
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198227649.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Winston Churchill and the Conservative Party assumed the helm of the nation in 1951 and faced a huge balance-of-payments deficit and Churchill's murky reputation. Their strategy involved greater ... More


Ground Forces in the Defensive Battle

Emanuel Sakal

in Soldier in the Sinai: A General's Account of the Yom Kippur War

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780813150802
eISBN:
9780813153315
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813150802.003.0004
Subject:
History, Military History

While in London, the head of Mossad was told on the evening of October 5 that war would erupt the next day at 18:00, but the field units in Sinai and the Golan Heights were not informed. Confusion ... More


Negotiating a Foothold

Geoffrey F. Gresh

in Gulf Security and the U.S. Military: Regime Survival and the Politics of Basing

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780804794206
eISBN:
9780804795067
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804794206.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This chapter explores the origins of the U.S. military’s complex relationship with the Gulf Arab monarchies, especially with the Saud royal family, following the Second World War. A more permanent ... More


Australia and the Crisis

J. D. B. Miller

in Suez 1956: The Crisis and its Consequences

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202417
eISBN:
9780191675348
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202417.003.0015
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Middle East History

This chapter explains how anti-United Nations sentiment coloured Australian views at the time, in part because of the backlash against the unstable and legalistic leader of the opposition, H. V. ... More


The “Tripartite Aggression”

Jeremy Salt

in The Unmaking of the Middle East: A History of Western Disorder in Arab Lands

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520255517
eISBN:
9780520934757
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520255517.003.0009
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter examines the history of the Tripartite Aggression. It suggests that this conflict was triggered by Egyptian President Gamal Abdel Nasser's decision to nationalize the Suez Canal. The ... More


When Edmund Allenby Became al-Limby

Mériam N. Belli

in An Incurable Past: Nasser's Egypt Then and Now

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780813044040
eISBN:
9780813046235
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813044040.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter is a history of Port Said told through the popular street festival known as the Limby Burning. It studies the imaginary roots of the Limby festival and what this historical imaginary ... More


Post-Suez France

Maurice Vaisse

in Suez 1956: The Crisis and its Consequences

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202417
eISBN:
9780191675348
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202417.003.0018
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Middle East History

This chapter's comments on France after Suez bears many similarities to the analysis of Britain. After 1956 it was as difficult for France as it was for Britain to sustain a claim to be a ‘world ... More


The Sands of Goodwill, 27 July 1956–5 April 1957

Robert Holland

in Britain and the Revolt in Cyprus, 1954-1959

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205388
eISBN:
9780191676604
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205388.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines the impact of British relations with Greece on the revolt in Cyprus. It describes the British reaction to the Egyptian government's nationalization of the Suez Canal Company and ... More


‘Theoretical opinions…’

Krista Maglen

in The English System: Quarantine, immigration and the making of a Port Sanitary zone

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780719089657
eISBN:
9781781706947
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089657.003.0003
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Co-operation and information sharing among maritime states, based on common concepts of disease transmission, was necessary to support the theoretical and practical foundations of the ‘English ... More


A Round Trip to Isma‘iliya: Cairo's Media Exiles, Television Innovation, and Provincial Citizenship

Fanny Colonna

in Cairo Cosmopolitan: Politics, Culture, and Urban Space in the New Globalized Middle East

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774162893
eISBN:
9781617970269
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774162893.003.0017
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter explores a new trend in the Arab world—provincial intellectuals abandoning the capital city to return to their rural origins. The focal point for this exploration is an in-depth profile ... More


Development of the Defense Conceptin Western Sinai

Emanuel Sakal

in Soldier in the Sinai: A General's Account of the Yom Kippur War

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780813150802
eISBN:
9780813153315
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813150802.003.0002
Subject:
History, Military History

When fighting erupted on the Suez Canal in July 1967, hostilities intensified, and Israeli casualties mounted. General Headquarters (GHQ) sought the best way to defend the canal according to the ... More


The Zenith of One-Nation Toryism 1957–1961

Kenneth O Morgan

in The People’s Peace: British History 1945-1989

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198227649
eISBN:
9780191678769
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198227649.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The Suez Canal incident brought painful realizations of diminished power in the international arena along with currency restrictions, social spending cuts, and petrol rationing due to related oil ... More


Framing the Pilgrimage: Contours of the Haj from the Indian Subcontinent

Saurabh Mishra

in Pilgrimage, Politics, and Pestilence: The Haj from the Indian Subcontinent, 1860-1920

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198070603
eISBN:
9780199080007
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198070603.003.0002
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter sketches an overall picture of the pilgrimage from the Indian subcontinent and outlines the broad trends and changes that occurred within the period under study. It compares the colonial ... More


The Historical Context

J. C. Hurewitz

in Suez 1956: The Crisis and its Consequences

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202417
eISBN:
9780191675348
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202417.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Middle East History

The British occupation of Egypt in 1882 embittered relations with France and stimulated the development of the nationalist movement that reached its zenith some seventy years later with Gamal Abdel ... More


Setback and Revolt

Steven A. Cook

in The Struggle for Egypt: From Nasser to Tahrir Square

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
February 2015
ISBN:
9780199795260
eISBN:
9780190252564
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199795260.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

This chapter details how the Free Officers commanded Egypt's political arena through a combination of bribery, coercion, and normative appeals to support the revolution based on its ostensible ... More


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