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Armed struggle : the history of the IRA

Author: Richard English
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Looks at the history of the Irish Republican Army, from the 1916 Easter Rising until the present day, discussing such topics as the IRA's core beliefs and philosophy, the partition of Ireland, and the split of the IRA.
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Genre/Form: History
Military history
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
English, Richard, 1963-
Armed struggle.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2003
(OCoLC)656196129
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard English
ISBN: 0195166051 9780195166057
OCLC Number: 51266166
Description: xxv, 486 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Part 1: History 1916-63 --
Part 2: Protest and rebellion 1963-76 --
Part 3: Prisons and politics 1976-88 --
Part 4: Peace? 1988-2002.
Responsibility: Richard English.
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Looks at the history of the Irish Republican Army, from the 1916 Easter Rising until the present day, discussing such topics as the IRA's core beliefs and philosophy, the partition of Ireland, and the split of the IRA.

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"This an essential book. At a stroke it replaces the many journalistic 'histories' of the IRA, too often flaccid and shoddy."--Roy Foster, The Times (London)"A fluent, fascinating account of the Read more...

 
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