by Tim Pat Coogan - £16.99 Harper Collins (2000)
paperback ISBN 13: 9780006531555 | ISBN 10: 0006531555
An updated edition of this unique, bestselling history of the IRA, now including behind-the-scenes information on the peace process. The only objective, comprehensive history of the organisation that has transformed the Irish nationalist movement this century. With clarity and detachment, Coogan examines the IRA's origins, its foreign links, bombing campaigns, hunger strikes and sectarian violence and its role in the latest attempts to bring peace to Northern Ireland. Meticulously researched and backed up by interviews with past and present members of the organisaion, Tim Pat Coogan's book is an authoritative and compelling account of modern Irish history.
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