Professor Nigel Ashton

Professor Ashton studied for his undergraduate degree at Christ’s College, Cambridge, where he continued to gain his PhD. On completion of his doctorate, he obtained a Temporary Lectureship at Salford University, before moving on to a permanent Lectureship at the University of Liverpool. Professor Ashton moved to the LSE in 1998.

Books in order of publication:

Eisenhower, Macmillan and the Problem of Nasser Anglo-American Relations and Arab Nationalism, 1955-59 – 1996

Kennedy, Macmillan and the Cold War: The Irony of Interdependence – 2002

The Cold War in the Middle Easter: Regional Conflict and the Superpowers 1967-73 (2007)

King Hussein of Jordan – 2008

The Iran-Iraq War: New International Perspectives – 2012

False Prophets: British Leaders’ Fateful Fascination with the Middle East from Suez to Syria – 2022

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