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The American Connection: U.S. Guns, Money, and Influence in Northern Ireland

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Belfast native Jack Holland believes that the last 30 years of political conflict in Northern Ireland cannot be understood properly without taking into account the influence of Irish America. This volume brings the history up to date and reviews U.S. efforts in the ongoing peace process.
Paperback, 320 pages
Published March 1st 1999 by Roberts Rinehart Publishers (first published 1987)
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Jack Holland was an amazing writer, able to tell the ever-changing, incredibly complex story that is Northern Ireland. This book gives a comprehensive overview of the ways in which Irish Americans influenced the war between the IRA and Britain in such a compelling way that it reads like a best-selling novel of political intrigue. Anyone who thinks they know the role played by high-profile politicians and regular folks who filled the donation jars in local pubs will think again after reading this ...more
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