Fighting Like the Devil for the Sake of God: Protestants, Catholics and the Origins of Violence
by Mark Doyle
This fascinating book about Belfast in the middle of the nineteenth century looks at how and why Ireland’s most prosperous and industrialized town began to tear itself apart. This study provides a vivid example of how a society can come apart at the seams-- and how it can stay that way for generations. Through a series of steadily escalating riots, working-class Protestant...more
Paperback, 304 pages
Published March 15th 2010 by Manchester University Press
(first published 2009)
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