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The Longest War: Northern Ireland's Troubled History
"The Troubles" in Northern Ireland have proved to be one of the most intractable conflicts in Europe since the Second World War, consistently attracting international attention, particularly from the United States. This highly readable exploration of the central issues and debates about Northern Ireland sets them in the historical context of hundreds of years of conflict. ...more
Paperback, 209 pages
Published April 28th 2002 by Oxford University Press
(first published 2002)
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The early chapters, which provide background on the historical forces that shaped Northern Irish politics, economics and society, are generally enlightening, but the later ones detailing the 20th-century conflicts read like a laundry list of events rather than a cohesive history. Also, this book seems especially plagued with typos and awkward syntax, making it a bit of a hassle to read through.
Jul 14, 2016 D rated it it was ok
Започва добре, но бързо се впуска в ненужни обяснения и подробности, които правят книгата по-обемна без реална полза. Има и по-добри начини човек да се запознае с историята на ирландския конфликт.