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Routledge Revivals reissue the work of Peter Mangold

This month the Routledge Revivals program reissue two texts from Peter Mangold, an influential journalist and author. Exclusively for us Peter Mangold has written a new and original article relating to these reissued titles, which is available here to download and read at your own leisure!

The two works of Peter Mangold, despite being written in 1978 and 1990, remain as relevant as ever. The two texts focus on key critical debates in areas such as International Relations, the Middle East, Terrorism and Security Studies. These Revivals will appeal directly to those interested in the historical events within these fields – such as national security in the twentieth century and the role of the Middle East in The Cold War.

The first of Mangold’s titles, Superpower Intervention in the Middle East, reissuing in March of this year, is a fascinating work that deals largely with the role of the Middle East at the forefront of the Cold War. As the Middle East became disillusioned with British and French imperialism, the Soviet Union managed to build relations with Egypt, Syria and Iraq. When the United States reacted, confrontation was inevitable. Written during the peak of the conflict, the book looks at the role of the world’s superpowers in the local conflicts of the Middle East and the threat that ensued in the form of both nuclear confrontation and the risk to Western oil supplies.

The second of the reissued titles by Peter Mangold, National Security and International Relations, provides a concise look at the problems facing national security in the twentieth century. In the wake of two world wars and nuclear threat, Peter Mangold argues that war was one of the main factors of insecurity and explores the different approaches that were attempted to improve the security crisis that was taking place.

You can read the new piece, The Superpowers and the Middle East: A Twenty-First Century Perspective, written by Mangold here.

For further information on either of these titles, please visit: http://www.routledge.com/books/search/author/peter_mangold/

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  1. Superpower Intervention in the Middle East (Routledge Revivals)

    By Peter Mangold

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Strategically placed on the global chess board, as well as controlling vast oil resources, the Middle East was one of the main theatres of Cold War. In the 1950s the Soviet Union had taken advantage of Arab Nationalists’ disillusion with British and French Imperialism, along with the emerging...

    Published February 26th 2013 by Routledge

  2. National Security and International Relations (Routledge Revivals)

    By Peter Mangold

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1990, National Security and International Relations provides a concise analysis of the problem of national security in the twentieth century. It examines the criteria by which states decide what level of security they want to seek in an uncertain and essentially Hobbesian world,...

    Published February 26th 2013 by Routledge