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O'BRIEN POCKET HISTORY OF THE TROUBLES (POCKET HISTORY SERIES)

By: Feeney, Brian

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: The O'Brien Press: 2004

Seller ID: RWARE0000044869

ISBN: 0862788536

Condition: Very Good


This concise history and analysis of the complex conflict that has plagued Northern Ireland for nearly 50 years traces the various attempts at peace a nd subsequent failures. From the start of serious unrest with the Divis Str eet riots of 1965 to the signing of the Good Friday agreement in 1998, each eruption of violence is examined and the place of the major political and paramilitary forces explained. In addition to providing a carefully selecte d time line, social and economic histories are chronicled, revealing the en demic divisions in housing and education as well as the woeful employme... View more info