Political Violence in Ireland
Government and Resistance Since 1848
By (author) Charles Townshend
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Political Violence in Ireland by Charles Townshend
Book DescriptionIn this widely acclaimed study, Charles Townshend reexamines the historical circumstances that generated violence as a habitual part of political dialogue in Ireland. Drawing on an extensive range of original sources, he describes and analyzes the crucial relationship between the use of terror and intimidation by resistance groups and the efforts of government to impose authority by force.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780198200840
(217mm x 140mm x 30mm)
Imprint: Oxford University Press
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publish Date: 22-Nov-1984
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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