Personal Accounts From Northern Ireland's Troubles

Personal Accounts From Northern Ireland's Troubles : Public Conflict, Private Loss

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A poignant collection of first-hand accounts drawn from interviews with people from a variety of different backgrounds, this collection brings the personal toll of the Troubles to life.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 208 pages
  • 136 x 216 x 18mm | 322.06g
  • PLUTO PRESS
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0745316190
  • 9780745316192

About Marie Smyth

Kate Hudson is Principal Lecturer in Russian and East European Politics at South Bank University. She is editor of Contemporary Politics, and author of European Communism since 1989.show more

Table of contents

Acknowledgements Map of Northern Ireland Glossary Introduction 1. `The Troubles is my life' 2. Multiple bereavement and loss 3. Serious injury 4. Living with the aftermath 5. Taking up arms 6. In the minority 7. Loss of a father 8. His only child 9. Unintended death 10. All in a day's work 11. `That was the last time I seen him' 12. `I don't ask God for anything' 13. `Just me and the kids' 14. Rough justice Conclusions Appendix Indexshow more

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