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Northern Ireland : the reluctant peace

Author: Feargal Cochrane
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, 2013. ©2013
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In this text, Feargal Cochrane looks at Northern Ireland's 'Troubles' from the late 1960s to the present day. He explains why, a decade and a half after the peace process ended in political agreement in 1998, sectarian attitudes and violence continue to plague Northern Ireland today.

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Cochrane, Feargal.
Northern Ireland.
New Haven : Yale University Press, [2013]
(DLC) 2012047267
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Feargal Cochrane
ISBN: 0300194862 9780300194869
OCLC Number: 841216186
Language Note: English.
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 352 pages)
Contents: The collision of religion and politics, 1690-1920 --
Why politics failed and violence began, 1921-72 --
The rationality of war, 1972-74 --
Direct rule and the growth of informal politics, 1974-90 --
Talking to the enemy, 1993-95 --
Bringing the outside in: the international dimension, 1995-98 --
The incomplete agreement, 1998-2002 --
Delivery, delivery, delivery, 1999-2010 --
Dissenting voices, 2010-12 --
Looking to the future, 2012-2013.
Responsibility: Feargal Cochrane.
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