The Troubles: Ireland's Ordeal and the Search for Peace / Edition 1

The Troubles: Ireland's Ordeal and the Search for Peace / Edition 1

by Tim Pat Coogan
     
 

ISBN-10: 0312294182

ISBN-13: 9780312294182

Pub. Date: 12/12/2001

Publisher: St. Martin's Press

Tim Pat Coogan covers the tortured history of Ireland from the beginning of the civil rights movement of the 1960s, through the long years of violence, up to the present attempts to find peace. His access to many of the principals gives this book a particular authority. Going beyond the slogans and headlines, Coogan provides a hard look at the deadly drama of a

Overview

Tim Pat Coogan covers the tortured history of Ireland from the beginning of the civil rights movement of the 1960s, through the long years of violence, up to the present attempts to find peace. His access to many of the principals gives this book a particular authority. Going beyond the slogans and headlines, Coogan provides a hard look at the deadly drama of a divided Ireland.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780312294182
Publisher:
St. Martin's Press
Publication date:
12/12/2001
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
624
Sales rank:
723,548
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.38(d)

Table of Contents

Illustrationsx
Acknowledgementsxii
Prefacexiv
Introduction1
1.Bicycling to Busby30
2.Marching Feet and Angry Voices70
3.Letting Slip the Dogs of War96
4.A Job for the Army134
5.'They shot well, didn't they!'157
6.Playing the Orange Card191
7.Activity without Movement211
8.Law and Dis-order225
9.The Greening of the IRA242
10.Legal Weaponry285
11.The Media War348
12.How the Peace was Made--and Threatened385
Epilogue482
Notes521
List of Organisations543
Chronology548
Bibliography561
Index569

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