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IS E7 The Northern Ireland Troubles 1968 - Present - Reading List

Core Texts:

  • Kennedy-Pipe, Caroline, The Origins of the Present Troubles in Northern Ireland, Longmans, London, 1997.

Library Location 323(416) KEN

  • McGarry, John (Ed.), Northern Ireland and the Divided World: The Northern Ireland Conflict and the Good Friday Agreement in Comparative Perspective, Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2001.

Library Location 323(416) NOR

  • Mulholland, Marc, Northern Ireland: A Very Short Introduction, Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2003.

Library Location 355.426(410) MUL


Additional Texts:

  • Bell, J. Bowyer, The Irish Troubles: A Generation of Violence, 1967-1992, Gill and Macmillan, Dublin, 1993.
  • Boyle, Kevin and Tom Hadden, Northern Ireland: The Choice, Penguin Books, London, 1994.
  • Bruce, Steve, The Red Hand: Protestant Paramilitaries in Northern Ireland, Oxford University Press, Oxford, 1992.
  • Coogan, Tim Pat, The Troubles: Ireland's Ordeal 1966-1996 and the Search for Peace, Hutchinson, London, 1995.
  • Darby, John, Scorpions in a Bottle: Conflicting Cultures in Northern Ireland, Minority Rights Publications, London, 1997.
  • Dunn, Seamus (Ed.), Facets of the Conflict in Northern Ireland, Macmillan Press, London, 1995.
  • English, Richard, Armed Struggle: A History of the IRA, Macmillan, London, 2003.
  • Farrell, M., Northern Ireland: The Orange State, Pluto Press Ltd.,London, 1980.
  • Holland, Jack, Hope against History: The Ulster Conflict, Coronet Lir Book, London, 1999.
  • McCann, Eamonn, War and an Irish Town (3rd Ed.), Pluto Press Ltd., London, 1993.
  • McKay, Susan, Northern Protestants: An Unsettled People, Blackstaff Press, Belfast, 2000.
  • McKittrick, David, Making Sense of the Troubles, Blackstaff Press, Belfast, 2000.
  • Ni Aolain, Fionnuala, The Politics of Force: Conflict Management and State Violence in Northern Ireland, Blackstaff Press, Belfast, 2000.
  • O'Connor, Fionnuala, In Search of a State: Catholics in Northern Ireland, Blackstaff Press, Belfast, 1993.
  • O'Leary, Brendan and John McGarry, The Politics of Antagonism: Understanding Northern Ireland (2nd Ed.), Athlone Press, London, 1996.
  • O'Malley, Padriag, Northern Ireland: Questions of Nuance, Blackstaff Press, Belfast, 1990.
  • O'Malley, Padriag, The Uncivil Wars: Ireland Today, Beacon Bress, Boston, 1997.
  • Whyte, John, Interpreting Northern Ireland, Clarendon Press, Oxford, 1991.
  • Wright, Frank, Northern Ireland: A Comparative Analysis (2nd Ed.), Gill & Macmillan, Dublin, 1992.