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Book review: False prophets: British leaders’ fateful fascination with the Middle East from Suez to Syria by Nigel Ashton

Hughes, Geraint (2022) Book review: False prophets: British leaders’ fateful fascination with the Middle East from Suez to Syria by Nigel Ashton. LSE Review of Books (25 Jul 2022). Blog Entry.

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Abstract

In False Prophets: British Leaders’ Fateful Fascination with the Middle East from Suez to Syria, Nigel Ashton offers a new history of how successive British governments have engaged with the Middle East and North Africa from the Suez Crisis to the Syrian Civil War. Geraint Hughes strongly recommends this comprehensive, authoritative and engaging account to readers interested in the history of British foreign policy and to specialists on the Middle East. False Prophets: British Leaders’ Fateful Fascination with the Middle East from Suez to Syria. Nigel Ashton. Atlantic Books. 2022.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
Official URL: https://blogs.lse.ac.uk/lsereviewofbooks/
Additional Information: © 2022 The Author
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General)
J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe) > JN101 Great Britain
J Political Science > JZ International relations
Date Deposited: 19 Aug 2022 13:36
Last Modified: 19 Aug 2022 13:36
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/115853

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