The IRA

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St. Martin's Press, Jan 5, 2002 - History - 808 pages
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This updated edition of the best-selling history of the IRA now includes behind-the-scenes information on the recent advances made in the peace process. With clarity and objectivity, 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 featuring interviews with past and present members of the organization, this is a compelling account of modern Irish history.

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Tim Pat Coogan is generally recognized as the foremost living author on modern Irish history. Born in 1925 (when the Civil War was only two years ended) Coogan grew up in the maelstrom of Ireland's ... Read full review

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Tim Pat Coogan is generally recognized as the foremost living author on modern Irish history. Born in 1925 (when the Civil War was only two years ended) Coogan grew up in the maelstrom of Ireland's ... Read full review

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Tim Pat Coogan is one of the best known journalists and historians in Ireland. Former editor of theIrish Press, he has written several books, includingWherever Green is Worn (Palgrave), The Troubles (Palgrave), On the Blanket; and bestselling biographies of Michael Collins and De Valera. He lives in Dublin.

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