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    DescriptionAn updated edition of this unique, bestselling history of the IRA, now including behind-the-scenes information on the recent advances made in the peace process. Tim Pat Coogan's classic The IRA provides the only fair-minded, comprehensive history of the organization that has transformed the Irish nationalist movement this century. With clarity and detachment, Coogan examines the IRA's origins, its foreign links, the bombing campaigns, hunger strikes and sectarian violence, and now their role in the latest attempt to bring peace to Northern Ireland. Meticulously researched, and backed up by interviews with past and present members of the organization, Tim Pat Coogan's book is an authoritative and compelling account of modern Irish history from the point of view of one of its most controversial major participants.


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    Title
    The I.R.A.
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Tim Pat Coogan
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 832
    Width: 128 mm
    Height: 196 mm
    Thickness: 50 mm
    Weight: 621 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780006531555
    ISBN 10: 0006531555
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: POL
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1DBKN
    BIC time period qualifier V2: 3JJ
    LC subject heading: ,
    BIC subject category V2: JPWL
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T7.0
    BIC subject category V2: JPWQ, HBTV
    LC subject heading:
    DC21: 322.4209415
    LC subject heading:
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 17400
    BISAC V2.8: HIS015000, HIS018000
    Libri: B-548
    BIC subject category V2: 3JJ, 1DBKN
    Thema V1.0: JPWQ, NHTV, JPWL
    Edition
    5, Revised
    Edition statement
    5th Revised edition
    Illustrations note
    60 b/w plates (32pp), With index
    Publisher
    HarperCollins Publishers
    Imprint name
    HarperCollins Publishers Ltd
    Publication date
    17 July 2000
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Author Information
    Tim Pat Coogan, Ireland's most prominent journalist, is also well known as a historian, broadcaster and writer. He has written for a number of Irish, European and American publications, including the Sunday Times and the New York Times. He is the author of bestselling biographies of Michael Collins and De Valera.
    Review quote
    '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' TLS 'A very sensible and fair-minded assessment of a uniquely controversial organization' The Times 'Remarkably comprehensive' Economist