Nigel J. Ashton is professor of international history at the London School of Economics. He is a specialist in contemporary Anglo-American relations and the modern history of the Middle East. His book, Kennedy, Macmillan and the Cold War: the Irony of Interdependence (2002) won the Cambridge Donner Book Prize for excellence in advancing scholarly understanding of transatlantic relations.[1]

Ashton earned his BA and his PhD at Christ's College, University of Cambridge.[1]

Selected publicationsEdit

  • Eisenhower, Macmillan and the Problem of Nasser: Anglo-American Relations and Arab Nationalism, 1955-59. Macmillan, London, 1996.
  • Kennedy, Macmillan and the Cold War: the Irony of Interdependence. Palgrave, 2002.
  • King Hussein of Jordan: A Political Life. Yale University Press, New Haven, 2008.


  1. ^ a b Professor Nigel J. Ashton. London School of Economics. Retrieved 21 June 2015.

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