Provides the history of the IRA that has transformed the Irish nationalist movement this century. The author examines the IRA's origins, its foreign links, the bombing campaigns, hunger strikes and sectarian violence. Includes events since the Downing Street Declaration and the Peace Talks.From the Back Cover:
The fourth edition of this most authoritative study takes the IRA story of infliction and endurance from its origins in the nineteenth century to today's peace process. Completely revised and updated, it provides not only a history of the IRA but an understanding of modern Ireland, of the complex Anglo-Irish relationship and of the religious and social forces from which the IRA evolved.
Tim Pat Coogan provides detailed information on everything connected with the IRA, form its training and court martial proceedings, to how its volunteers and prisoners think and act, to in-depth portrait of Sinn Fein president, Gerry Adams.
'The IRA' is the most comprehensive and objective book on the subject. It is essential reading for everyone with an interest in Ireland's history, and its future.
"A very sensible and fair-minded assessment of a uniquely controversial organisation."
"No student of Irish history can afford to ignore this book.
No scholar is likely to improve upon it… A fascinating book, of the greatest possible value to us all"
TIMES LITERARY SUPPLEMENT
"A positive contribution to contemporary Irish history…
with clarity, insight and a desire to be fair."
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