ISBN-10: 0312294166

ISBN-13: 9780312294168

Edition: 2002 (Revised)

Authors: Tim Pat Coogan

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This updated edition of the best-selling history of the IRA now includes behind-the-scenes information on the recent advances made in the peace process. With clarity and objectivity, Coogan examines the IRA's origins, its foreign links, bombing campaigns, hunger strikes and sectarian violence and its role in the latest attempts to bring peace to Northern Ireland. Meticulously researched and featuring interviews with past and present members of the organization, this is a compelling account of modern Irish history.
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List price: $36.99
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
Publication date: 1/5/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 864
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.75" tall
Weight: 2.2
Language: English

Tim Pat Coogan was editor of the Irish Press and is now recognised as Ireland�s leading popular historian of the twentieth century. He is based in Dublin, Ireland.

Beginnings to 1969
The Origins of the IRA
Dilemmas of Violence and Politics
The Triumph of Fianna Fail
The IRA's Foreign Links
The Bombing Campaign
Years of Disaster
The IRA in the North
The Years of the Curragh
The IRA and the Nazis
Republic and Republicans: I
Republic and Republicans: II
Prelude to the Border Campaign
Splits in the Ranks
The Border Campaign: 1956-62
New Initiatives: 1962-70
The Roots of the Conflict
The Constitutional Participants in the Drama
The Provisional IRA -- the Rebirth of a Movement
The British Campaign
Response to Violence
Prison: Riots, Escapes, Unlucky Freedoms, Personalities and a Place Called Crossmaglen
Hunger Striking: the IRA Reach Beyond the Bars
The Use of Torture
Sectarian Murder
Return to Secrecy and Discipline
The Ignition of the Crisis
Five Demands and Hunger Strikes
The Test of the Ballot Box
Bombs in Britain and Counter-Insurgency
Action in Ireland
The INLA: 1980-93
The Green Book
The Green Book: II
The Enemy of My Enemy is My Friend
Gerry Adams
Peace Comes Dropping Slow
From Despair to Hope
Appendix I
Appendix II
Selected References
Index of Names
General Index
Northern Ireland
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