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St. Martin's Press, 1991 - History - 656 pages
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With Britain's prestige and world power severely in decline, the nationalization of the Suez Canal in 1956 gave her a chance to make one last stand. Together with France she became involved in a notorious deception surrounding the Suez. Kyle provides a full history of this sordid affair at a time when many of the same issues--Middle East struggles, oil control, superpower collusion--have been brought to the forefront by the Gulf Crisis. Maps and illustrations.

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Kyle has written a marvelous traditional narrative history, re-creating the complex events leading up to and forming the 1956 Suez crisis, when Britain and France, aligned with Israel, tried to ... Read full review

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Keith Kyle is a distinguished journalist, broadcaster and historian.

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