Northern Ireland: A Very Short Introduction

Northern Ireland: A Very Short Introduction

by Marc Mulholland
     
 

ISBN-10: 0192801562

ISBN-13: 9780192801562

Pub. Date: 04/28/2003

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA


This highly readable exploration of the central issues and debates about Northern Ireland sets these in the historical context of hundreds of years of conflict. It tackles many questions, such as: What accounts for the perpetuation of ethnic and religious conflict in Ireland? Why has armed violence proven so hard to control? Who are the major figures and…  See more details below

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This highly readable exploration of the central issues and debates about Northern Ireland sets these in the historical context of hundreds of years of conflict. It tackles many questions, such as: What accounts for the perpetuation of ethnic and religious conflict in Ireland? Why has armed violence proven so hard to control? Who are the major figures and issues in the conflict? Can we expect more "Northern Irelands" in the future?

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780192801562
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
04/28/2003
Series:
Very Short Introductions Series
Pages:
184
Sales rank:
803,954
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 4.44(h) x 0.48(d)
Lexile:
1310L (what's this?)

Table of Contents

Introduction
1. Divided Ulster: from Plantation to Partition
2. Home Rule in Ulster: Stormont's Record
3. Life Cheapens: The Descent into War
4. The Long War
5. The Long 'Peace'
Conclusion

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