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Provos: The IRA and Sinn Fein
     

Provos: The IRA and Sinn Fein

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by Peter Taylor
 

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This work examines the Provos, from 1969, when the IRA was effectively dead and buried, to within a few short years, when it had resurrected to become the most feared and sophisticated terrorist organization in the world. The book is based on in-depth interviews with key personalities in the Army, Police, British and Irish governments, giving first-hand accounts of

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This work examines the Provos, from 1969, when the IRA was effectively dead and buried, to within a few short years, when it had resurrected to become the most feared and sophisticated terrorist organization in the world. The book is based on in-depth interviews with key personalities in the Army, Police, British and Irish governments, giving first-hand accounts of the key events. Based on the author's television series on the IRA, this book traces the group's history and relationship with Sinn Fein.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780747538189
Publisher:
Bloomsbury UK
Publication date:
09/01/1998
Edition description:
Revised
Pages:
384
Sales rank:
697,256
Product dimensions:
5.00(w) x 7.70(h) x (d)

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Provos 1 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
However, I suspect I know a bit more about this topic than the first reviewer, having read fairly deeply on thehistory of Ireland. Iwonder, is he equally angry about the pro-British Unionidt paramilitaries who committed crimes just as heinous as the Provos (or for that matter, the British army--Bloody Sunday, the pitchfork murdet s by Lt. Snowball.), led by Iain Paisley ?
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
the author simply glorifies the terrorists of the IRA and the anarchy and violence that they espouse.