The Troubles in Ballybogoin: Memory and Identity in Northern Ireland

The Troubles in Ballybogoin: Memory and Identity in Northern Ireland

by William F. Kelleher Jr.
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0472089781

ISBN-13: 9780472089789

Pub. Date: 08/20/2004

Publisher: University of Michigan Press

". . . Bill Kelleher brings the reader in to the heart of Northern Ireland and its long, tragic conflict. Northern Ireland, in all its complexity, is authentically rendered."
-Robert Connolly, writer and co-director, The Road to Reconciliation

". . . this exemplary ethnography is among the best books on Northern Ireland, and one of the very few that

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". . . Bill Kelleher brings the reader in to the heart of Northern Ireland and its long, tragic conflict. Northern Ireland, in all its complexity, is authentically rendered."
-Robert Connolly, writer and co-director, The Road to Reconciliation

". . . this exemplary ethnography is among the best books on Northern Ireland, and one of the very few that makes human sense of daily sectarian life."
-Lawrence Taylor, National University of Ireland, Maynooth

"More than a tour-a moving narrative."
-David Stark, Columbia University

"This is a wonderful contribution to Irish studies, postcolonial studies, and anthropology."
-Begoña Arétxaga, University of Texas, Austin

"It is a book that will be widely read and greatly appreciated."
—David Lloyd, Scripps College

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780472089789
Publisher:
University of Michigan Press
Publication date:
08/20/2004
Series:
Conversations in Medicine and Society Series
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Preface and Acknowledgmentsix
Introduction1
1Mapping Moves23
2Dividing Space and Making "Race"61
3Writing Ireland87
4Living the Limit105
5Organizing against History135
6Working Memories149
7Struggling Masculinities183
8Rendering Accounts203
Notes215
Glossary227
References229
Index249

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