Northern Ireland: A Very Short Introduction
By (author) Marc Mulholland
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Northern Ireland: A Very Short Introduction by Marc Mulholland
Book DescriptionFrom the Plantation of Ulster in the seventeenth century to the entry into peace talks in the late twentieth century the Northern Irish people have been engaged in conflict - Catholic against Protestant, Republican against Unionist. Marc Mulholland explores the pivotal moments in Northern Irish history - the rise of republicanism in the 1800s, Home Rule and the civil rights movement, the growth of Sinn Fein and the provisional IRA, and of the opposition, the DUP, led by Dr. Ian Paisley. His detailed examination of the violent upheaval of the last century, epitomized by the killing of 13 civilian demonstrators on Bloody Sunday, culminates in the controversy surrounding the current ongoing peace process. Over 300 years on, the question still remains: can two identities and national allegiances be accommodated in the same state without oppression, rebellion, or violence? ABOUT THE SERIES: The Very Short Introductions series from Oxford University Press contains hundreds of titles in almost every subject area. These pocket-sized books are the perfect way to get ahead in a new subject quickly. Our expert authors combine facts, analysis, perspective, new ideas, and enthusiasm to make interesting and challenging topics highly readable.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780192801562
(173mm x 112mm x 11mm)
Imprint: Oxford University Press
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publish Date: 23-Jan-2003
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Author Biography - Marc Mulholland
Marc Mulholland is a Fellow in Modern History at St Catherine's College, Oxford. His publications include Northern Ireland at the Crossroads: Ulster Unionism in the O'Neill Years 1960-1969 (Macmillian, St Martin's Press, 2000)
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