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Author Epstein, Leon D.

Title British politics in the Suez crisis / by Leon D. Epstein
Published Urbana, Ill. : University of Illinois, 1964

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Description xi, 220 pages : diagrams ; 24 cm
Contents Machine derived contents note: Chapter One. INTRODUCTION 1 -- Chapter Two. IMPERIAL LEGACY 7 -- 1. Ideology 8 -- 2. Greater Britain 15 -- 3. Residual Beliefs 19 -- 4. Middle Eastern Adventures 22 -- 5. Anti-imperialism 26 -- Chapter Three. POLICY RECORD 30 -- Chapter Four. THE STAUNCH IMPERIAL POSITION: THE SUEZ GROUP 41 -- 1. Canal and Empire 42 -- 2. Imperial Ideology of the 1950's 51 -- 3. The Lost Cause 58 -- Chapter Five. PARLIAMENTARY CONFLICT 61 -- 1. Emergence of Partisan Policy 63 -- 2. The Military Commitment 68 -- 3. Conduct of the Opposition 74 -- 4. Conservative Party Support 87 -- 5. Summary 93 -- Chapter Six. M.P.s. AND THEIR CONSTITUENCIES 95 -- 1. Anti-Suez Conservatives 97 -- 2. Pro-Suez Conservative Extremists 122 -- 3. The Pro-Suez Labour Case 128 -- 4. Generalizations 132 -- Chapter Seven. THE BROADER PUBLIC 139 -- 1. Polls 141 -- 2. Press 153 -- 3. Other Media 165 -- 4. The Divided Community 170 -- Chapter Eight. AN EXAMPLE OF CROSS-PRESSURE 173 -- 1. Background 175 -- 2. Jews in Britain and in Parliament 180 -- 3. Parliamentary Behavior and Its Consequences 188 -- 4. How Much Cross-Pressure? 197 -- Chapter Nine. THE POLITICAL SYSTEM 199 -- Index 211
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Egypt -- History -- Intervention, 1956.
Great Britain -- Foreign relations -- 1945-
Great Britain -- Foreign relations -- 1945-1964.
Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 1945-
Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 1945-1964.
Suez Canal (Egypt) -- History.
LC no. 64010351