Political Violence in Ireland: Government and Resistance since 1848

Paperback | April 30, 1999

byCharles Townshend

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In this widely acclaimed study, Charles Townshend reexamines the historical circumstances that generated violence as a habitual part of political dialogue in Ireland. Drawing on an extensive range of original sources, he describes and analyzes the crucial relationship between the use ofterror and intimidation by resistance groups and the efforts of government to impose authority by force.

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In this widely acclaimed study, Charles Townshend reexamines the historical circumstances that generated violence as a habitual part of political dialogue in Ireland. Drawing on an extensive range of original sources, he describes and analyzes the crucial relationship between the use ofterror and intimidation by resistance groups and ...

Charles Townshend is Professor of International History at Keele University and the author of numerous books on warfare.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:456 pages, 8.5 × 5.43 × 1.18 inPublished:April 30, 1999Publisher:Oxford University Press

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ISBN - 10:0198200846

ISBN - 13:9780198200840

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"A significant contribution to the historical dimensions of a tragic contemporary subject."--Choice
"Townshend handles a great range of primary and secondary sources with outstanding coolness, judiciousness and flair."--Irish History
"the outstanding authority on a subject of vital importance."--A.J.P. Taylor, London Review of Books