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The Northern Ireland Troubles in Britain : Impacts, engagements, legacies and memories

  • Manchester : Manchester University Press, 2016.
  • Copyright Notice: ℗♭2016.
  • 1 online resource (392 pages)
  • Electronic books.
  • This book investigates the history of responses to, engagements with and memories of the Northern Irish conflict in Britain, exploring the lessons to be learned from post-conflict efforts to 'deal with the past' in Northern Ireland and providing a starting point for wider academic and public debate in Britain on the significance of this history.
  • Cover
  • The Northern Ireland Troubles in Britain
  • Contents
  • List of figures
  • List of tables
  • List of contributors
  • Acknowledgements
  • Abbreviations
  • Introduction: The Northern Ireland Troubles in Britain: impacts, engagements, legacies and memories: Graham Dawson and Stephen Hopkins
  • Part I: Perspectives from the British State, politics and themilitary
  • 1 'The truth, the whole truth ́Œ': some British political and military memoirs of the Troubles: John Newsinger
  • 2 'I got shot through the head with an Armalite round': Ted Aubertin
  • 3 'A real stirring in the nation': military families, British public opinion and withdrawal from Northern Ireland:Paul Dixon
  • 4 The memoir writing of the Wilson and Callaghan governments: the Labour Party and constitutional policy in Northern Ireland: Stephen Hopkins
  • 5 British questions: Geoffrey Bell
  • 6 'The coach never arrived back at its destination': Jenny McMahon
  • 7 Serving in troubled times: British military personnel's memories and accounts of service in Northern Ireland: K. Neil Jenkings and Rachel Woodward
  • Part II: Anti-state activisms
  • 8 Something in the air: the rise of the Troops Out Movement: Aly Renwick
  • 9 Memories of Sinn F©♭in Britain, 1975-85: Susan O'Halloran
  • 10 Policing the Irish community in Britain: Nadine Finch
  • 11 'Not our cup of tea': Irish and British feminist encounters in London during the Troubles: Ann Rossiter
  • 12 Political delegations of women from Britain to the North of Ireland and the campaign against strip searching in the 1980s: Di Parkin
  • Part III: Culture and the representation of the Troubles
  • 13 'Every man an emperor': the British press, Bloody Sunday and the image of the British Army: Greg McLaughlin and Stephen Baker
  • 14 Suspect stories: William Trevor's portrayals of the Irish in London during the Troubles: Tony Murray.
  • 15 Writing as survival: Maude Casey
  • 16 The 'oxygen of publicity' and the suffocation of censorship:national newspaper representations of the British broadcasting ban (1988-94): Max Pettigrew
  • 17 'The Troubles we've seen': film, television drama and the Northern Irish conflict in Britain: John Hill
  • Part IV: Memory, peace building and 'dealing with the past'
  • 18 Responding to the IRA bombing campaign in mainland Britain: the case of Warrington: Lesley Lelourec
  • 19 'There's no way out but through': Annie Bowman
  • 20 The Birmingham pub bombings, the Irish as a 'suspect community' and the memories of the O'Reilly family: Laura O'Reilly
  • 21 'Truth recovery' and the role of the security forces in the Northern Ireland Troubles: Aaron Edwards
  • 22 Commemorating bonds of Union: remembering the Ulster Special Constabulary at the National Memorial Arboretum: L. J. Armstrong
  • 23 'I'd find a way to contribute to peace': Jo Berry
  • 24 Performance practices and conflict resolution: Jo Berry and Patrick Magee's Facing the Enemy: Verity Combe
  • Index.
Other information
  • Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2017. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
Additional form
  • 9781526108494
Identifying numbers
  • OCLC: 968905565