In search of a state: Catholics in Northern Ireland

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Blackstaff Press, 1993 - History - 393 pages
An invaluable source for students of the Northern Irish conflict, this is a courageous examination of the monolith of northern Catholicism and of the intricate realities behind it. O Connor is one of Ireland's leading political journalists and a highly respected commentator. Her book, based on extensive interviews, is the first study of the Catholic community in Northern Ireland. It examines Catholic attitudes to Britain, the Republic of Ireland, the Catholic Church, and Protestants and the IRA campaign.

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This is a very interesting and entertaining book and should appeal to anyone with an interest in the Northern Ireland Troubles and people's perceptions of it from within the Nationalist community. I ... Read full review


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