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McKearney, Tommy
The Provisional IRA : from insurrection to parliament / Tommy McKearney
Alternate Title The Provisional Irish Republican Army
London : Pluto Press ; c2011
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 3rd Floor  DA959 .M35 2011    AVAILABLE
Subject Provisional IRA -- History
Irish Republican Army -- History
Sinn Fein -- History
Subject(s) Terrorism -- Northern Ireland -- 20th century
Violence -- Ireland -- History
Subject Northern Ireland -- Politics and government -- 1969-1994
Northern Ireland -- Politics and government -- 1994-
Physical Description xii, 236 p. : ill., map ; 22 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 215-228) and index
Contents Introduction: from orange state to sectarian state / Paul Stewart -- Police batons respond to demand for civil rights -- Unionist determination to deny democracy -- The violent storms of August '69 -- Widespread conflict looms -- An emerging force -- Training people for insurrection? -- Attempting to quell the insurgency by bloodshed and blandishment -- The political and military strategy of the Provisional IRA -- The war in England -- Britain's response -- Reviewing strategy in the mid-1970s -- The gradual adoption of parliamentarianism -- Options and opportunities -- The road less travelled...the left alternative -- Parliamentary Sinn Féin, 'surrender and re-grant' -- From armalites to populist conformity -- General election upset in the South -- The end of a journey -- A new republic and a relevant republicanism

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