Wednesday, January 13, 2010

The Troubles

If you’re like me, you don’t know a whole lot about the political situation in Northern Ireland.  Here are some books to take a look at if you’re interested in learning more:

A History of Northern Ireland, 1920 – 1996 by Thomas Hennessey

The Committee: Political Assassination in Northern Ireland by Jack Holland

The Irish War: The Hidden Conflict between the IRA and British Intelligence by Tony Geraghty

The Troubles: Ireland’s Ordeal 1966 – 1996 and the Search for Peace by Tim Pat Coogan

The Irish Troubles: A Generation of Violence, 1967 – 1992 by J. Bowyer Bell

Biting at the Grave: The Irish Hunger Strikes and the Politics of Despair by Padraig O’Malley