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Historical Dictionary of the Northern Ireland Conflict

Second Edition

Gordon Gillespie

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The second edition of the Historical Dictionary of the Northern Ireland Conflict provides an accessible and comprehensive study of the conflict and peace process in Northern Ireland from the 1960s to 2016. The second edition of the book expands on the references relating to individuals, organizations and events of the Northern Ireland Troubles and adds material on significant subsequent developments. This the work provides a unique view of developments since the signing of the Good Friday Agreement in 1998. While widely heralded as the end of the Northern Ireland conflict the agreement instead witnessed the beginning of a new series of political difficulties to be addressed. The Historical Dictionary of the Northern Ireland Conflict is the first significant reference work to examine many of the issues related to political and cultural conflicts and dealing with the past which have grown in intensity since 1998. Many of these themes will be relevant to students of post-conflict societies in other areas of the world.

This second edition of Historical Dictionary of the Historical Dictionary of the Northern Ireland Conflict contains a chronology, an introduction, and an extensive bibliography. The dictionary section has over 300 cross-referenced entries on important personalities, politics, economy, foreign relations, religion, and culture.
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Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Pages: 426Size: 6 1/4 x 9 3/8
978-1-4422-6304-8 • Hardback • March 2017 • $100.00 • (£70.00)
978-1-4422-6305-5 • eBook • March 2017 • $95.00 • (£65.00)
Gordon Gillespie has taught in the School of Economics and Politics at the University of Ulster and was a visiting research fellow at the Institute of Irish Studies, Queen’s University, Belfast. He has written on a range of topics associated with the Northern Ireland conflict including loyalist politics, aspects of popular culture associated with the Troubles, political imagery and symbols and electoral systems in Northern Ireland.
Preface
Acronyms and Abbreviations
Maps
Chronology
Introduction
THE DICTIONARY
Bibliography
About the Author
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