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Ballymurphy and the Irish War - New Edition - Ciaran De Baroid

Ballymurphy and the Irish War - New Edition

Paperback Published: 20th February 2000
ISBN: 9780745315096
Number Of Pages: 448

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In Easter 1970 war came to a small Belfast community. Ballymurphy has since been at the center of the Irish conflict, playing a vital role in the developments of the past thirty years. This book examines the impact of the conflict in this area of West Belfast, where today 12,000 people live in just eight housing estates. It is the story of a war told first-hand, through the words of ordinary human beings as they reveal the truth of their existence. Hailed as an immediate classic on first publication in 1989, this new edition has been completely revised to cover the events of the last decade.

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'One of the most important books to emerge from the Northern Conflict' Irish Post

Foreword by Bernadette McAliskey
Glossary
Introduction
Prologue
Under Siegep. 1
The Easter Riotsp. 3
Early Daysp. 9
Belfast in Flamesp. 17
Emergencyp. 23
Pursuing the Republicp. 31
The Battle of Ballymurphyp. 41
'Is There Life Before Death?'p. 58
The Internment Killingsp. 69
A Peculiar Kind of Warp. 101
The Westrock Massacrep. 122
Motormanp. 136
Deadlockp. 152
The Wars Go Onp. 181
A Test of Willsp. 183
Counter-Attackp. 242
'Little Beirut'p. 282
Britannia Waives the Rulesp. 305
The Road to Peace?p. 319
Ceasefirep. 321
'All You Need is Love'p. 352
What Price Peace?p. 366
The Dead of Ballymurphyp. 389
Notesp. 395
Indexp. 407
Table of Contents provided by Blackwell. All Rights Reserved.

ISBN: 9780745315096
ISBN-10: 0745315097
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 448
Published: 20th February 2000
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.59 x 13.34  x 2.54
Weight (kg): 0.5
Edition Number: 2
Edition Type: New edition

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