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Suez 1956: The Crisis and its Consequences

Wm. Roger Louis and Roger Owen


This is an analysis 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.

Keywords: Suez crisis, crisis origins, crisis consequences, active participants, personal reflection

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 1991 Print ISBN-13: 9780198202417
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2011 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202417.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Wm. Roger Louis, editor
University of Texas

Roger Owen, editor
St Antony's College, Oxford

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WM. Roger Louis, and Roger Owen


1 The Historical Context

J. C. Hurewitz

The Crisis

Commonwealth and United Nations

14 Australia and the Crisis

J. D. B. Miller

Consequences and Aftermath

17 Post-Suez France

Maurice Vaisse

22 Conclusion

Albert Hourani