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Northern Ireland: The Reluctant Peace

Northern Ireland The Reluctant Peace In this thoughtful and engaging book Feargal Cochrane looks at Northern Ireland s Troubles from the late s to the present day He explains why a decade and a half after the peace process ended in

  • Title: Northern Ireland: The Reluctant Peace
  • Author: Feargal Cochrane
  • ISBN: 9780300178708
  • Page: 155
  • Format: Hardcover
  • In this thoughtful and engaging book, Feargal Cochrane looks at Northern Ireland s Troubles from the late 1960s to the present day He explains why, a decade and a half after the peace process ended in political agreement in 1998, sectarian attitudes and violence continue to plague Northern Ireland today Former members of the IRA now sit alongside their unionist adversaIn this thoughtful and engaging book, Feargal Cochrane looks at Northern Ireland s Troubles from the late 1960s to the present day He explains why, a decade and a half after the peace process ended in political agreement in 1998, sectarian attitudes and violence continue to plague Northern Ireland today Former members of the IRA now sit alongside their unionist adversaries in the Northern Ireland Assembly, but the region s attitudes have been slow to change and recent years have even seen an upsurge in violence on both sides In this book, Cochrane, who grew up a Catholic in Belfast in the 70s and 80s, explores how divisions between Catholics and Protestants became so entrenched, and reviews the thirty years of political violence in Northern Ireland which killed over 3,500 people leading up to the peace agreement The book asks whether the peace process has actually delivered for the citizens of Northern Ireland, and what needs to be done to enhance the current reluctant peace.

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    1. Feargal Cochrane manages what few other authors investigating the Troubles achieve: a reasonable and balanced representation of the issues.Objectivity is hard to find, even in scholarly tomes on this topic. What sets Cochrane apart is that he takes to trouble to connect cause and effect, where possible, and to illuminate, when it is not. Where others selectively allude to parallel issues or largely ignore those that do not support their own particular themes, Cochrane seems to have no agenda oth [...]

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