The Troubles: Ireland's Ordeal 1966-1996 and the Search for Peace

The Troubles: Ireland's Ordeal 1966-1996 and the Search for Peace


By (author) Tim Pat Coogan

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  • Publisher: Palgrave MacMillan
  • Format: Paperback | 496 pages
  • Dimensions: 152mm x 229mm x 41mm | 839g
  • Publication date: 5 January 2002
  • Publication City/Country: New York, NY
  • ISBN 10: 0312294182
  • ISBN 13: 9780312294182
  • Illustrations note: black & white illustrations
  • Sales rank: 271,938

Product description

This history of Ireland, written by one of Ireland's most controversial journalists, studies the period from 1968 to the present day. Tim Coogan is also the author of The I.R.A. and two biographies - Michael Collins and De Valera.

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Tim Pat Coogan is one of the best known journalists and historians in Ireland. Former editor of the "Irish Press," he is the author of "Wherever Green is Worn" and "The IRA."

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"Tim Pat Coogan has dug, Heaney-like, into the past while opening doors to faraway places..." "--"Frank McCourt A very fine, provocative and intelligent book... "-Irish Post" ...contains as much information as any mortal might reasonably require for an understanding of 25 years of violence ... "-Evening Standard, "Melanie McDonagh ...The Troubles will be essential reading for any future scholar of Irish peace-making. "-Observer"