Suez 1956 The Inside Story of the First Oil War by Barry Turner

Suez 1956: The Inside Story of the First Oil War by Barry Turner
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Overview: In October 1956, Britain, France and Israel launched an attack on Egypt. For each of the contenders there was much more at stake than the future of the Canal. None of the combatants in the Suez campaign emerged in glory which may be why, in recent years, it has been largely relegated to academic studies. But the events surrounding the invasion, while combining the high drama with elements of political farce that make for a compelling story, had a greater impact on world affairs than many more famous conflicts.
Genre: Non-Fiction > History

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1956: The World in Revolt by way of Simon Hall

1956: The World in Revolt by way of Simon Hall
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Overview: Popular uprisings in Poland and Hungary shake Moscow’s hang on its japanese European empire. Across the American South, and within the Union of South Africa, black folks possibility their livelihoods, and their lives, within the combat to dismantle institutionalised white supremacy and protected firstclass citizenship. France and Britain, already fighting anti-colonial insurgencies in Algeria and Cyprus, now face the humiliation of Suez. Meanwhile, in Cuba, Fidel Castro and his band of rebels take to the Sierra Maestra to plan the overthrow of a dictator…

1956 was once one of the crucial outstanding years of the 20 th century. All around the globe, atypical folks spoke out, crammed the streets and town squares, and took up palms in an try to win their freedom.
Genre: Non-Fiction > History

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