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Commemoration and Bloody Sunday

Commemoration and Bloody Sunday [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 0230248675
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In this wide-ranging study of the politics of memory in Northern Ireland, Brian Conway examines the 'career' of the commemoration of Bloody Sunday, and looks at how and why the way this historic event is remembered has undergone change over time. Drawing on original empirical data, he provides new insights into the debate on collective memory.

Bloody Sunday

Bloody Sunday [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1250140781
Author: Ben Coes
Publisher: St. Martin\'s Press
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The latest in the New York Times and USA Today bestselling Dewey Andreas series. North Korea, increasingly isolated from most of the rest of the world, is led by an absolute dictator and a madman with a major goal—he's determined to launch a nuclear attack on the United States. While they have built, and continue to successfully test nuclear bombs, North Korea has yet to develop a ballistic missile with the range necessary to attack America. But their missiles are improving, reaching a point where the U.S. absolutely must respond. What the U.S. doesn't know is that North Korea has made a deal with Iran. In exchange for effective missiles from Iran, they will trade nuclear triggers and fissionable material. An exchange, if it goes through, that will create two new nuclear powers, both with dangerous plans. Dewey Andreas, still reeling from recent revelations about his own past, is ready to retire from the CIA. But he's the only available agent with the skills to carry out the CIA's plan to stop North Korea. The plan is to inject a singular designer poison into the head of the North Korean military and in exchange for the nuclear plans, provide him with the one existing dose of the antidote. But it goes awry when Dewey manages to inject a small amount of the poison into himself. Now, to survive, Dewey must get into North Korea and access the antidote and, while there, thwart the nuclear ambitions of both North Korea and Iran. And he has less than 24 hours to do so—in the latest thriller from Ben Coes.

Selma’s Bloody Sunday

Selma’s Bloody Sunday [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1421421615
Author: Robert A. Pratt
Publisher: JHU Press
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Selma’s Bloody Sunday by Robert A. Pratt Book Resume:

Drawing on archival materials, secondary sources, and eyewitness accounts of the brave men and women who marched, this gripping account offers a brief and nuanced narrative of this critical phase of the black freedom struggle.

The Bloodied Field

The Bloodied Field [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1788492293
Author: Michael Foley
Publisher: The O\'Brien Press Ltd
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On the morning of 21 November 1920, Jane Boyle walked to Sunday Mass in the church where she would be married five days later. That afternoon she went with her fiancé to watch Tipperary and Dublin play a Gaelic football match at Croke Park. Across the city fourteen men lay dead in their beds after a synchronised IRA attack designed to cripple British intelligence services in Ireland. Trucks of police and military rumbled through the city streets as hundreds of people clamoured at the metal gates of Dublin Castle seeking refuge. Some of them were headed for Croke Park. Award-winning journalist and author Michael Foley recounts the extraordinary story of Bloody Sunday in Croke Park and the 90 seconds of shooting that changed Ireland forever. In a deeply intimate portrait he tells for the first time the stories of those killed, the police and military personnel who were in Croke Park that day, and the families left shattered in its aftermath, all against the backdrop of a fierce conflict that stretched from the streets of Dublin and the hedgerows of Tipperary to the halls of Westminster. Updated with new information and photographs.

Bloody Sunday

Bloody Sunday [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 2806290252
Author: 50MINUTES
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Bloody Sunday by 50MINUTES Book Resume:

Keen to learn but short on time? Get to grips with the events of Bloody Sunday in next to no time with this concise guide. 50Minutes.com provides a clear and engaging analysis of Bloody Sunday. In January 1972, tensions between Catholic nationalists and Protestant unionists in Northern Ireland were at an all-time high. When a supposedly peaceful demonstration in the city of Derry turned violent, things were about to take a turn for the worse. Thirteen civilians were killed that day, and the truth would only come to light decades later. In just 50 minutes you will: • Discover the full political backdrop of the Troubles, starting with the power given to the English monarch to rule over Ireland as early as the 12th century • Understand the growing tensions between Catholics and Protestants that led to the organisation of the demonstration and the British army’s paranoia and violence • Uncover the truth that was eventually discovered surrounding the day’s events and their heavy death toll ABOUT 50MINUTES.COM | History & Culture 50MINUTES.COM will enable you to quickly understand the main events, people, conflicts and discoveries from world history that have shaped the world we live in today. Our publications present the key information on a wide variety of topics in a quick and accessible way that is guaranteed to save you time on your journey of discovery.

Bloody Sunday

Bloody Sunday [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 0786033533
Author: William W. Johnstone,J.A. Johnstone
Publisher: Pinnacle Books
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Bloody Sunday by William W. Johnstone,J.A. Johnstone Book Resume:

The Greatest Western Writer Of The 21st Century In the bestselling novels of William W. Johnstone, mountain man Smoke Jensen is a legend. Now, Johnstone presents the adventures of Smoke's long-lost brother Luke, who was reported killed during the Civil War. The war is over and Luke is very much alive, his soul forged by the violence he witnessed on the battlefields. His job is now tracking down the worst outlaws--by any means necessary. Protect The Innocent Gloria Jennings went on the run when she was accused of murdering her wealthy husband back east. And when she's accused of killing her new rancher husband in West Texas, Luke is able to track her down. But when he does, he surprises himself by not bringing her in--and actually helping her face down rival ranchers and other threats. Getting to know her, Luke doesn't believe Gloria is a killer. But there are others that do. And when they show, Luke is going to have to go gun to gun with a pack of ruthless manhunters out for blood--and blood money. But another, even more vicious enemy is coming. A secret enemy from Gloria's past who wants her dead at all costs. And it's up to Luke and his lightning hands to make sure that doesn't happen. . .

Selma’s Bloody Sunday

Selma’s Bloody Sunday [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1421421615
Author: Robert A. Pratt
Publisher: JHU Press
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Selma’s Bloody Sunday by Robert A. Pratt Book Resume:

Drawing on archival materials, secondary sources, and eyewitness accounts of the brave men and women who marched, this gripping account offers a brief and nuanced narrative of this critical phase of the black freedom struggle.

Setting the Truth Free

Setting the Truth Free [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1907593942
Author: Julieann Campbell
Publisher: Liberties Press
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In 1992, twenty-eight families came together in the pursuit of truth and justice. Eighteen years later, they moved a mountain. Setting the Truth Free captures, for the first time, the remarkable story of the Bloody Sunday families of Derry. The wounds of Bloody Sunday cut deep and have spanned generations; decades after the atrocity, a group of determined strangers - united in grief and anger - met and mobilised themselves to campaign for a new investigation into the killings and the exoneration of the victims. Establishing the Bloody Sunday Justice Campaign, they embarked upon one of the most remarkable human rights movements in history. To the end, it was a struggle - meeting with scorn and obstruction by fellow citizens, the Bloody Sunday families persevered. Writing to politicians, newspapers and anyone who would listen; fundraising, lobbying from Westminster to the White House and Capitol Hill and canvassing thousands door-to-door, their remarkable global campaign led to the establishment of the most complex and expensive Inquiry in British legal history. After twelve years, Lord Saville's report found that the British army's actions on Bloody Sunday were both 'unjustified' and 'unjustifiable' and made headline news all over the world. Now, forty years after that tragic day, and with the universal declarations of innocence still ringing in their ears, those most affected by Bloody Sunday have their say. This is the inspirational story of how a group of ordinary people stood up to the might of the establishment - and won.

"Bloody Sunday" and its evaluation in the press

ISBN-10: 3638826341
Author: Stephanie Wenzl
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"Bloody Sunday" and its evaluation in the press by Stephanie Wenzl Book Resume:

Seminar paper from the year 2003 in the subject English Language and Literature Studies - Culture and Applied Geography, grade: 1.3, University of Regensburg (Institut für Amerikanistik und Anglistik), course: "Sunday, Bloody Sunday...": Roots, Present State and Literary Evaluation of the Troubles in Northern Ireland, 18 entries in the bibliography, language: English, abstract: In my paper which has the topic ‘Bloody Sunday and its evaluation in the press’ I intend to give a chronological summary of the events preceding and following Bloody Sunday in order to frame the historical background. Furthermore is it my purpose to show how the British Press, in particular The Times and The Observer, cope with this topic immediately after it occurred. Next I will analyse how the British and the Irish press deal with the anniversaries of the occurrence. In this case I will concentrate on The Irish Examiner, The Irish Independent, The Telegraph and The Guardian. Finally I will compare their representations in the next item.

On Bloody Sunday

On Bloody Sunday [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1800960417
Author: Julieann Campbell
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***** 'A momentous chronicle, timely and vital, which highlights that the burden of change rests, as always, upon the shoulders of those who suffered and yet, have nurtured the desire that lessons be learned.' - Michael Mansfield QC, who represented a number of families during the Bloody Sunday Inquiry. 'It's a wonderful book. The technique used - multiple voices speaking directly to us - is very simple but it has a profound effect. It puts us into the middle of the chaos of Bloody Sunday and keeps us there throughout the grief and anger that follow. A wonderful, wonderful book.' - Jimmy McGovern, BAFTA winning screenwriter, creator of 'Sunday' (2002) 'This was a day like no other in my lifetime... a day that affected the lives of countless thousands on this Island. A day that many of us will never forget.... I look forward to reading Julieann Campbell's book On Bloody Sunday.' - Christy Moore, Irish songwriter In January 1972, a peaceful civil rights march in Northern Ireland ended in bloodshed. Troops from Britain's 1st Battalion Parachute Regiment opened fire on marchers, leaving 13 dead and 15 wounded. Seven of those killed were teenage boys. The day became known as 'Bloody Sunday'. The events occurred in broad daylight and in the full glare of the press. Within hours, the British military informed the world that they had won an 'IRA gun battle'. This became the official narrative for decades until a family-led campaign instigated one of the most complex inquiries in history. In 2010, the victims of Bloody Sunday were fully exonerated when Lord Saville found that the majority of the victims were either shot in the back as they ran away or were helping someone in need. The report made headlines all over the world. While many buried the trauma of that day, historian and campaigner Juliann Campbell - whose teenage uncle was the first to be killed that day - felt the need to keep recording these interviews, and collecting rare and unpublished accounts, aware of just how precious they were. Fifty years on, in this book, survivors, relatives, eyewitnesses and politicians, shine a light on the events of Bloody Sunday, together, for the first time. As they tell their stories, the tension, confusion and anger build with an awful power. ON BLOODY SUNDAY unfolds before us an extraordinary human drama, as we experience one of the darkest moments in modern history - and witness the true human cost of conflict.

Bloody Sunday and the Rule of Law in Northern Ireland

Bloody Sunday and the Rule of Law in Northern Ireland [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 0230514464
Author: D. Walsh
Publisher: Springer
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Bloody Sunday and the Rule of Law in Northern Ireland by D. Walsh Book Resume:

Drawing on original research into explosive evidence which had been concealed for twenty-five years, this book offers a devastating critique of the official Widgery Inquiry into the massacre of innocent and unarmed civilians by British soldiers on Bloody Sunday. It exposes the Inquiry as a gross denial of justice and the rule of law. Expert analysis of the subordination of law to security policy in Northern Ireland reveals that the Bloody Sunday experience is an integral part of a sustained pattern. Belated prospects for a restoration of justice and the rule of law are found in the Good Friday Peace Agreement and the unprecedented establishment of a second Tribunal of Inquiry into Bloody Sunday.

Bloody Sunday, le massacre du Bogside

Bloody Sunday, le massacre du Bogside [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 2806269016
Author: Pierre Brassart,50 minutes
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Bloody Sunday, le massacre du Bogside by Pierre Brassart,50 minutes Book Resume:

Découvrez enfin tout ce qu’il faut savoir sur le massacre de Bogside en moins d’une heure ! Le 30 janvier 1972, l’armée britannique ouvre le feu sur une manifestation pacifique organisée par l’association nord-irlandaise des droits de l’homme. Le bilan est extrêmement lourd : 14 civils, dont la moitié n’a pas 20 ans, décèdent de leurs blessures. Si l’événement est passé à la postérité grâce notamment à la chanson Sunday Bloody Sunday de U2, peu de personnes savent ce qu’il s’est réellement passé ce jour-là. Que peut donc pousser une armée à s’en prendre ouvertement aux citoyens de son propre pays ? Ce livre vous permettra d’en savoir plus sur : • Le contexte de l’époque • Le massacre du Bogside • Ses répercussions Le mot de l’éditeur : « Dans ce numéro de la collection 50MINUTES|Grands Événements, Pierre Brassart nous plonge au cœur du conflit nord-irlandais et nous raconte l’un de ses épisodes emblématiques. Si le massacre de Bogside ne peut être considéré comme le point de départ de la spirale de violence que connaît la province, il permet toutefois de comprendre le regain de violence auquel on assiste dans la région en 1972. L’épisode désormais connu sous le nom de Bloody Sunday inaugure en effet l’année la plus sanglante du conflit. » Stéphanie Dagrain À PROPOS DE LA SÉRIE 50MINUTES | Grands Événements La série « Grands Événements » de la collection « 50MINUTES » aborde plus de cinquante faits qui ont bouleversé notre histoire. Chaque livre a été pensé pour les lecteurs curieux qui veulent tout savoir sur un sujet précis, tout en allant à l’essentiel, et ce en moins d’une heure. Nos auteurs combinent les faits, les analyses et les nouvelles perspectives pour rendre accessibles des siècles d’histoire.

Commemorating War

Commemorating War [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1351527649
Author: Graham Dawson
Publisher: Routledge
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Commemorating War by Graham Dawson Book Resume:

War memory and commemoration have had increasingly high profiles in public and academic debates in recent years. This volume examines some of the social changes that have led to this development, among them the passing of the two world wars from survivor into cultural memory. Focusing on the politics of war memory and commemoration, the book illuminates the struggle to install particular memories at the center of a cultural world, and offers an extensive argument about how the politics of commemoration practices should be understood. Commemorating War analyzes a range of forms of remembrance, from public commemorations orchestrated by nation-states to personal testimonies of war survivors; and from cultural memories of war represented in films, plays and novels to investigations of wartime atrocities in courts of human rights. It presents a wide range of international case studies, encompassing lesser-known national histories and wars beyond the well-trodden terrain of Vietnam and the two world wars in Europe. Emerging from this book is an important critique of both "state-centered" approaches to war memory and those that regard commemoration primarily as a human response to loss and grief. Offering a wealth of empirical research material, this book will be important for cultural and oral historians, sociologists, researchers in international relations and human rights, and anybody with an interest in the cultural construction of memory in contemporary society.

Public Inquiries

Public Inquiries [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1509906797
Author: Louis Blom-Cooper
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
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Public Inquiries by Louis Blom-Cooper Book Resume:

Throughout the twentieth century, administrations have wrestled with allaying public concern over national disasters and social scandals. This book seeks to describe historically the use of public inquiries, and demonstrates why their methods continued to deploy until 1998 the ingrained habits of lawyers, particularly by issuing warning letters in order to safeguard witnesses who might be to blame. Under the influence of Lord Justice Salmon, the vital concern about systems and services allotted to social problems was relegated to the identification of individual blameworthiness. The book explains why the last inquiry under that system, into the events of 'Bloody Sunday' under Lord Saville's chairmanship, cost £200 million and took twelve and a half years (instead of two years). 'Never again', was the Government's muted cry as the method of investigating the public concern was eventually replaced by the Inquiries Act 2005, by common consent a good piece of legislation. The overriding principle of fairness to witnesses was confirmed by Parliament to those who are 'core participants' to the event, but with limited rights to participate. The public inquiry, the author asserts, is now publicly administered as a Commission of Inquiry, and is correctly regarded as a branch of public administration that focuses on the systemic question of what went wrong, as opposed to which individuals were to blame.

The Ballad of Bloody Sunday, Derry, 30 January 1972

The Ballad of Bloody Sunday, Derry, 30 January 1972 [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10:
Author: M. Keeling Ernest
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The Ballad of Bloody Sunday, Derry, 30 January 1972 by M. Keeling Ernest Book Resume:

It is an inalienable instinct as old as the stars that a people have right to their land ... Ireland holds the dubious distinction of being Britain’s oldest colony. ‘The Ballad’ is a narrative poem dedicated to Ireland and its people and tells the story of this troubled land under English, then British colonial rule from the 12th century until ‘Bloody Sunday’, drawing on allegory and mythology. A poem for every Irishman, woman and child, at home or abroad, past and present, the lost generations of the future. Ernest M. Keeling is a British citizen, married to a Belgian citizen. Myriam, his partner of twenty-two years has her family and work still in Belgium, wherefore he is domiciled there. He is a former student of the UK Arvon Foundation, but his real mentors are the poetry greats – Neruda, Lorca; from Ireland - Louis MacNeice, Patrick Kavanagh, Austin Clarke, Michael Hartnett, Thomas Kinsella, to name but a few. One of his early influences was Canadian poet / novelist Anne Michaels. He has been writing poetry for about twenty years but ‘The Ballad’ is his debut in print. To this extent he is a new voice on the poetry scene though he has occasionally engaged in poetry readings in Britain over the years. His poetry is rooted in his working-class / socialist background - his raison d’être in relation to his writing and day-to-day life. During the Apartheid era he worked for the African National Congress between 1985-1992. It was his hope to play whatever small part he could in bringing democracy to South Africa. In his considered view, the presidency of Nelson Mandela was followed by successive incompetent / corrupt administrations which failed to deliver on the ideals of the ‘Freedom Charter’ which, apart from political freedom, envisioned a society based on social justice and an egalitarian economic order. He regards the massacre of miners at Marikana on 16 August 2012 as reminiscent of Sharpville and Soweto. At the time of going to press he is compiling a second book of poems which explore inter alia, his views / experiences around his time in Africa as well as the situation in the post-Apartheid South Africa.

First Strike

First Strike [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1466841273
Author: Ben Coes
Publisher: St. Martin\'s Press
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First Strike by Ben Coes Book Resume:

Deep within the Pentagon, a covert, multi-billion arms-for-influence program was created. The objective was to protect the United States and its allies from terrorist acts by secretly enabling a hand-picked man to emerge as the most powerful leader in the Middle East. But the charismatic Tristan Nazir double-crosses America, twisting the program for his own violent ends to create ISIS. Now America is at great risk. Elite operative Dewey Andreas is sent to Syria to retrieve details about the source of ISIS’s funding but his cover is blown mid-operation and chaos erupts in the streets of Damascus. Trapped and outnumbered, Dewey manages to send proof of the awful truth—unknown at even the highest levels in the government—that ISIS’s munitions were indeed provided by America itself. This information arrives in time to for the U.S. to cut off a final arms shipment before it reaches ISIS. But the vicious Nazir, is far from finished. He launches a bold strike into the heart of America, sending a terrorist cell to take over a dorm at Columbia University, capturing hundreds of college students as hostages. For every hour that the shipment of weapons is withheld, the terrorists will publicly execute one student. The potential loss of life is intolerable. A frontal assault is impossible. Releasing the shipment is unthinkable. There is nowhere to turn... In a situation with no solutions, there remains only one option—Dewey Andreas.

Peace Movements Worldwide [3 volumes]

Peace Movements Worldwide [3 volumes] [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 0313364796
Author: Michael N. Nagler,Marc Pilisuk
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
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Peace Movements Worldwide [3 volumes] by Michael N. Nagler,Marc Pilisuk Book Resume:

This three-volume anthology is a comprehensive overview of how the human yearning for peace has played out, and is playing out, on this planet. • Is the first work on the subject of peace movements to offer this level of depth and breadth and to capture the pulse of this multifacted effort to create a world of peace with justice • Features more than 70 insightful articles, many of them original to this anthology, by a team of cross-disciplinary scholars from the fields of psychology, sociology, history, political science, women's studies, psychiatry, and more • Combines personal reminiscences and theoretical studies

The Irish Parading Tradition

The Irish Parading Tradition [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 0333993853
Author: T. Fraser
Publisher: Springer
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The Irish Parading Tradition by T. Fraser Book Resume:

The book examines the evolution and current significance of the parading tradition in Ireland. Since 1995, confrontations over parades have existed side by side with the Northern Ireland peace process. The most bitter of these have occurred over the Drumcree church parade at Portadown and the Relief of Derry parades. Using a range of historical and anthropological perspectives, the book traces the parading tradition from the seventeenth century to the present.

Let's talk politics

Let's talk politics [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 9027270481
Author: Hilde Van Belle,Kris Rutten,Paul Gillaerts,Dorien Van De Mieroop,Baldwin Van Gorp
Publisher: John Benjamins Publishing Company
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Let's talk politics by Hilde Van Belle,Kris Rutten,Paul Gillaerts,Dorien Van De Mieroop,Baldwin Van Gorp Book Resume:

In this volume on political argumentation, the study of argument takes place within a rhetorical framework. As such, it is a contribution to the study of argumentation-in-context with an explicit rhetorical approach. Rather than focusing on the poor quality of political participation and political understanding by citizens, this volume explores how the study of rhetoric, both as an academic discipline and as a political practice, stands in a unique position to critically engage with a ‘contextualized’ understanding of politics and civic engagement. Many contributions in this volume confront classical rhetorical concepts and theories with current political developments such as globalization and multiculturalism and the emergence of new democracies. Others focus explicitly on deliberative rhetoric in the political realm, or undertake a critical analysis of political texts and public events in order to explore what this can imply for the development of a ‘critical’ citizenship.

Provisional Irish Republican Army and the Morality of Terrorism

Provisional Irish Republican Army and the Morality of Terrorism [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 0748635319
Author: Timothy Shanahan
Publisher: Edinburgh University Press
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Provisional Irish Republican Army and the Morality of Terrorism by Timothy Shanahan Book Resume:

Is terrorism ever morally justified? How should historical and cultural factors be taken into account in judging the morality of terrorist acts? What are the ethical limits of state counter-terrorism?For three decades the Provisional Irish Republican Army waged an 'armed struggle' against what it considered to be the British occupation of Northern Ireland. To its supporters, the IRA was the legitimate army of Ireland, fighting to force a British withdrawal as a prelude to the re-unification of the Irish nation. To its enemies, the IRA was an illegal, fanatical, terrorist organization whose members were criminals willing to sacrifice innocent lives in pursuit of its ideological obsession. At the centre of the conflict were the then unconventional tactics employed by the IRA, including sectarian killings, political assassinations, and bombings that devastated urban centres - tactics that have become increasingly commonplace in the post-9/11 world.This book is the first detailed philosophical examination of the morality of the IRA's violent campaign, and of the British government's attempts to end it. Written in clear, accessible prose, it is essential reading for anyone wishing to acquire a deeper understanding of one of the paradigmatic conflicts of the late 20th century.