Blood and sand : Suez, Hungary, and Eisenhower's campaign for peace

Level B NB956.044 /516616 Available
Full title: Blood and sand : Suez, Hungary, and Eisenhower's campaign for peace / Alex Von Tunzelmann.
Main author: Von Tunzelmann, Alex, 1977- (Author)
Format: Book           
Edition: First edition.


Physical Description: xvi, 534 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Summary: "A revelatory popular history that tells the story of the Suez Crisis and the Hungarian Revolution of 1956--a tale of conspiracy and revolutions, spies and terrorists, kidnappings and assassination plots, the fall of the British Empire and the rise of American hegemony under the heroic leadership of President Dwight D. Eisenhower--which shaped the Middle East and Europe we know today"--From dust jacket.