The Lost Revolution

The Lost Revolution : The Story of the Official IRA and the Workers' Party

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The story of contemporary Ireland is inseparable from the story of the official republican movement, a story told here for the first time - from the clash between Catholic nationalist and socialist republicanism in the 1960s and '70s through the Workers' Party's eventual rejection of irredentism. A roll-call of influential personalities in the fields of politics, trade unionism and media - many still operating at the highest levels of Irish public life - passed though the ranks of this secretive movement, which never achieved its objectives but had a lasting influence on the landscape of Irish politics.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 688 pages
  • 128 x 198 x 44mm | 480.81g
  • Penguin Books Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Illustrations, ports.
  • 0141028459
  • 9780141028453
  • 169,706

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A riveting tale * Tribune * Excellent * Sunday Business Post * An indispensable handbook * Irish Independent * Hugely impressive * Irish Mail on Sunday *
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About Brian Hanley

Brian Hanley is a lecturer in Irish history at Queen's University, Belfast, and the author of A Guide to Irish Military Heritage and The IRA 1926-1936. Scott Millar is a journalist with the Irish Examiner.
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