The IRA

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Palgrave Macmillan, Jan 5, 2002 - History - 808 pages

An updated edition of this unique, bestselling history of the Irish Republican Army, now including behind-the-scenes information on the recent advances made in the peace process. The IRA provides the only objective, comprehensive history of the organization that has transformed the Irish nationalist movement during the past century. 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 backed up by interviews with past and present members of the organization, Tim Pat Coogan's book is an authoritative and compelling account of modern Irish history.

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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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