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Armed struggle

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A timely work of major historical importance, examining the whole spectrum of events from the 1916 Easter Rising to the current and ongoing peace process, fully updated with a new afterword for the paperback edition. 'An essential book . closely-reasoned, formidably intelligent and utterly compelling . required reading across the political spectrum . important and riveting' Roy Foster, The Times 'An outstanding new book on the IRA . a calm, rational but in the end devastating deconstruction of the IRA' Henry McDonald, Observer 'Superb . the first full history of the IRA and the best overall account of the organization. English writes to the highest scholarly standards . Moreover, he writes with the common reader in mind: he has crafted a fine balance of detail and analysis and his prose is clear, fresh and jargon-free . sets a new standard for debate on republicanism' Peter Hart, Irish Times 'The one book I recommend for anyone trying to understand the craziness and complexity of the Northern Ireland tragedy.' Frank McCourt, author of Angela's Ashes

Item details

Author(s):
Richard English
Condition:
Poor
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0330493884
ISBN-13:
9780330493888
Publisher:
Pan
Title:
Armed Struggle: The History of the IRA

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A timely work of major historical importance, examining the whole spectrum of events from the 1916 Easter Rising to the current and ongoing peace process, fully updated with a new afterword for the paperback edition. 'An essential book . closely-reasoned, formidably intelligent and utterly compelling . required reading across the political spectrum . important and riveting' Roy Foster, The Times 'An outstanding new book on the IRA . a calm, rational but in the end devastating deconstruction of the IRA' Henry McDonald, Observer 'Superb . the first full history of the IRA and the best overall account of the organization. English writes to the highest scholarly standards . Moreover, he writes with the common reader in mind: he has crafted a fine balance of detail and analysis and his prose is clear, fresh and jargon-free . sets a new standard for debate on republicanism' Peter Hart, Irish Times 'The one book I recommend for anyone trying to understand the craziness and complexity of the Northern Ireland tragedy.' Frank McCourt, author of Angela's Ashes

Author(s):
Richard English
Condition:
Poor
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0330493884
ISBN-13:
9780330493888
Publisher:
Pan
Title:
Armed Struggle: The History of the IRA

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