Publications

Books

Private Secretaries to the Prime Minister: Foreign Affairs from Churchill to Thatcher, ed. with Warren Dockter (Routledge, forthcoming 2017).

The Foreign Policy of the Douglas-Home Government: Britain, the United States and the End of Empire (Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2014). doi:10.1057/9781137284419.

Book chapters and sections

‘Oliver Wright, 1964–66’, in Private Secretaries, ed. by Holt and Dockter.

‘Christine Keeler and Stephen Ward: The scandal that rocked the early 1960s’, in In Their Own Words: Letters from History, by The National Archives (London: Conway, 2016), pp. 242–45.

‘Operation Mincemeat: How a dead body deceived the Axis in the Second World War’, in In Their Own Words, by The National Archives, pp. 76–79.

‘Alec Douglas-Home’, in British Conservative Leaders, ed. by Charles Clarke, Toby S. James, Tim Bale and Patrick Diamond (London: Biteback Publishing, 2015), pp. 281–99.

‘Sir Alec Douglas-Home, Lyndon Johnson and Anglo-American Relations, 1963-64’, in Reform and Renewal: Transatlantic Relations during the 1960s and 1970s, ed. by Catherine Hynes and Sandra Scanlon (Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2009), pp. 25–39.

Journal articles

‘“No more Hoares to Paris”: British foreign policymaking and the Abyssinian Crisis, 1935’, Review of International Studies, 37 (2011), 1383–1401. doi:10.1017/S0260210510001646. Open access logo http://eprints.nottingham.ac.uk/id/eprint/1679

‘Lord Home and Anglo–American Relations, 1961–1963’, Diplomacy and Statecraft, 16 (2005), 699–722. doi:10.1080/09592290500331014. Open access logo http://eprints.nottingham.ac.uk/id/eprint/1555

Book reviews

Review of Diplomacy at the Brink: Eisenhower, Churchill, and Eden in the Cold War, by David M. Watry, Journal of Contemporary History, 51 (2016), 708–10. doi:10.1177/0022009416642709d.

Review of The Embassy in Grosvenor Square: American Ambassadors to the United Kingdom, 1938–2008, ed. by Alison R. Holmes and J. Simon Rofe, Journal of American Studies, 48 (2014), E60. doi:10.1017/S0021875814000541. Open access logo

Review of Getting Out: Historical Perspectives on Leaving Iraq, ed. by Michael Walzer and Nicolaus Mills, Political Studies Review, 9 (2011), 407–08. doi:10.1111/j.1478-9302.2011.00241_2.x.

Blog posts

‘HMS Resolution and Britain’s first maritime nuclear deterrent’, The National Archives blog, 15 September 2016, http://blog.nationalarchives.gov.uk/blog/hms-resolution-britains-first-maritime-nuclear-deterrent/.

‘Jeremy Thorpe’s resignation and its aftermath’, The National Archives blog, 11 May 2016, http://blog.nationalarchives.gov.uk/blog/jeremy-thorpes-resignation-aftermath/.

‘The “Robin Jackman affair”: apartheid and international cricket’, The National Archives blog, 26 February 2016, http://blog.nationalarchives.gov.uk/blog/robin-jackman-affair-apartheid-international-cricket/.

‘Southern Rhodesia’s Unilateral Declaration of Independence (UDI)’, The National Archives blog, 11 November 2015, http://blog.nationalarchives.gov.uk/blog/southern-rhodesias-unilateral-declaration-independence-udi/.

‘Burgess and Maclean: revelations’, with Richard Dunley, The National Archives blog, 23 October 2015, http://blog.nationalarchives.gov.uk/blog/burgess-maclean-revelations/.

‘The atomic bombing of Hiroshima’, The National Archives blog, 6 August 2015, http://blog.nationalarchives.gov.uk/blog/atomic-bombing-hiroshima/.

‘Nuclear Weapons and the 50th Anniversary of the 1964 General Election’, Imperial & Global Forum, 15 October 2014, http://imperialglobalexeter.com/2014/10/15/nuclear-weapons-and-the-50th-anniversary-of-the-1964-general-election/.

‘British Foreign Policy in the Shadow of a General Election: The Douglas-Home Government’, Imperial & Global Forum, 15 April 2014, http://imperialglobalexeter.com/2014/04/15/british-foreign-policy-in-the-shadow-of-a-general-election-the-douglas-home-government/.

‘Margaret Thatcher and the Cold War’, History & Policy opinion pieces, 30 April 2013, http://www.historyandpolicy.org/opinion/opinion_112.html.

‘Book Review: Defending the Realm? The Politics of Britain’s Small Wars Since 1945’, LSE Review of Books, 12 April 2013, http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/lsereviewofbooks/2013/04/12/book-review-defending-the-realm-the-politics-of-britains-small-wars-since-1945/.

‘Book Review: A Special Relationship? British Foreign Policy in the Era of American Hegemony’, LSE Review of Books, 14 December 2012, http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/lsereviewofbooks/2012/12/14/book-review-a-special-relationship-british-foreign-policy-in-the-era-of-american-hegemony/.