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Great hatred, little room : making peace in Northern Ireland

Author: Jonathan Powell
Publisher: London : Vintage, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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'Great Hatred, Little Room' tells the inside story of how the Northern Ireland peace talks almost came to collapse and how the parties finally, thankfully, reached a deal.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jonathan Powell
ISBN: 9780099523734 0099523736
OCLC Number: 297799708
Notes: First in a series of three about the Blair years.
Originally published: London: Bodley Head, 2008.
Includes index.
Description: xiii, 338 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations, portraits ; 20 cm
Contents: 1. Taking Events at a Gallop: May 1997-March 1998 --
2. The Burden of History --
3. The Talking Starts: 1980-1998 --
4. Good Friday: April 1998 --
5. The First Test: April-July 1998 --
6. Off the Hill: The Summer of 1998 --
7. Getting Through Decommissioning: August 1998-October 7999 --
8. Peter Mandelson: October 1999-January 2001 --
9. John Reid: January 2001-October 2002 --
10. An End to Ambiguity: October 2002-November 2003 --
11. 'Sackcloth and Ashes': November 2003-December 2004 --
12. The IRA Goes Away: December 2004-April 2006 --
13. Endgame: April 2006-May 2007 --
Epilogue.
Responsibility: Jonathan Powell.

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Making peace in Northern Ireland was the greatest success of the Blair government, and one of the greatest achievements in British politics since the Second World War.  Read more...

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