A riveting and relevant analysis of a sequence of events that placed the great nations of the period at the brink of a world wa. .
Nichols' rigorous use of primary sources is not only a model for historians, but it also makes for a superb read. Jean Edward Smith, author of "FDR "and "Grant". David Nichols's book on Eisenhower's momentous year is fresh and insightful-and powerful and exciting. A riveting and relevant analysis of a sequence of events that placed the great nations of the period at the brink of a world wa.A pioneer in the Eisenhower landscape. Nichols captures all of this with his trademark precision.
Eisenhower 1956 book. Eisenhower And The Suez Crisis. In 1978, historian David Nichols published his first book "Lincoln and the Indians", which remains a rare study of a frequently overlooked aspect of Lincoln's presidency. Following his retirement from academic life, Nichols, who resides near the Eisenhower Library in Abilene, Kansas, effectively began a second career as a historian of the Eisenhower administration.
The year was 1956, Dwight Eisenhower was president, and the . government was considering sanctions against Israel. And, possibly even having to fight Israel. The author focuses on the level-headed leadership of Eisenhower, who juggled the explosive crisis as he dealt with the Soviet invasion of Hungary, his health woes, and the 1956 election.
Nichols shows how two life-threatening ’s heart attack in September 1955 and his abdominal surgery in June 1956-took the president out of action at critical moments and contributed to missteps by his administration. In 1956, more than two thirds of Western Europe’s oil supplies transited the Suez Canal, which was run by a company controlled by the British and French, Egypt’s former colonial masters. When the United States withdrew its offer to finance the Aswan Dam in July of that year, Egypt’s president, Gamal Abdel Nasser, nationalized the canal.
Acclaimed Eisenhower expert David Nichols masterfully weaves great personal drama-Eisenhower’s two life-threatening illnesses-with simultaneous world crises (America’s closest allies invade Egypt while th.
Acclaimed Eisenhower expert David Nichols masterfully weaves great personal drama-Eisenhower’s two life-threatening illnesses-with simultaneous world crises (America’s closest allies invade Egypt while the Soviets invade Hungary) and the final days of the 1956 presidential election campaign into a white-knuckle read. This is a very good book. I now understand the position we are in in the Mid-East. We could use people like Eisenhower now to get us out of the quagmire we have gotten into at home and abroad. I feel everyone should read Eisenhower 1956.
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David A. Nichols' Eisenhower 1956 examines the leadership of . President Dwight David Eisenhower through this crisis. United States open for several decades-raise the question as to whether there is anything new to say. Broadly speaking, the answer is no: scholars for decades have challenged and refuted the at-the-time condescension of their predecessors, who dismissed Eisenhower as genial but semi-retired, unengaged and willing to leave Secretary of State John Foster Dulles in charge of . Nichols - Eisenhower The President's Year of Crisis-Suez and the Brink of Wa.
A portrait of the thirty-fourth president covers his years as a five-star general and his two presidential terms, as well as his Kansas childhood, West Point education, and volatile relationship with Richard Nixon. Carnegie-Stout Public Library catalog Details for: Eisenhower.
Acclaimed Eisenhower expert David Nichols masterfully weaves great personal drama-Eisenhower’s two . One of the greatest of his achievements was the commanding way in which he handled the Suez Crisis of 1956. In that year, America's closest allies pursued a course of action profoundly adverse to . interests and which also brought the world to the brink of nuclear war.
Author: David A. Nichols
Category: Social Sciences
Subcategory: Politics & Government
Publisher: Simon & Schuster; 1St Edition edition (March 8, 2011)
Pages: 368 pages
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