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1956 : the world in revolt / Simon Hall.

Author/Creator:
Hall, Simon, 1976- author.
Publication:
New York : Pegasus Books, 2016.
Format/Description:
Book
xiv, 509 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Edition:
First Pegasus Books hardcover edition.
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Other Title:
Nineteen fifty-six : the world in revolt
Subjects:
Civil rights -- History.
Human rights -- History.
Nineteen fifty-six, A.D.
History, Modern -- 20th century.
Counterculture -- History -- 20th century.
Summary:
In 1956, all across the globe, ordinary people spoke out, filled the streets and city squares, and took up arms in an attempt to win their freedom.
Contents:
Winter: cracks in the old order
Montgomery
Mollet's surrender
The secret speech
Massive resistance
Spring: a yearning for freedom
The long walk
Retreat from empire
The Palestro massacre
Part of a great struggle all over the world
Summer: a spirit of rebellion
Bread and freedom
The Petőfi Circle
Angry young men
A coup de main
The women's march
Mob rule
Autumn: revolution and reaction
Collusion at Sèvres
Polish October
Uprising
Suez
Operation Whirlwind
Sierra Maestra
Freedom on the trail
Aftermath.
Notes:
Includes bibliographic references (pages vi, 401-496) and index.
ISBN:
9781681772059
1681772051
OCLC:
940362184
Publisher Number:
99968907925