Times of Troubles: Britain's War in Northern Ireland by Andrew SandersTimes of Troubles: Britain's War in Northern Ireland by Andrew Sanders

Times of Troubles: Britain's War in Northern Ireland

byAndrew Sanders, Ian S. Wood

Paperback | May 2, 2012

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This is the first academic study of the British Army in Northern Ireland. It investigates the complex experiences of English, Scottish, Welsh and Irish soldiers alike during the often-controversial Operation Banner 1969-2007. The experiences of these soldiers raise many important and difficultquestions on war and policy. When do 'troubles', riots and insurgency become war? How does a liberal state respond to an internal war within its own borders? How does it decide on its rules of engagement for its armed forces?Featuring key interviews with former soldiers, paramilitaries and Special Branch detectives, amongst other key actors, the authors attempt to answer these questions and enhance our knowledge of conflict resolution by providing a deepanalysis of one of the most significant British military operations since the Second World War.
Andrew Sanders is John Moore Newman Research Fellow, UCD Clinton Institute for American Studies at the University College Dublin. Ian S. Wood is Former Lecturer in History at the Napier University, Edinburgh.
Title:Times of Troubles: Britain's War in Northern IrelandFormat:PaperbackDimensions:288 pages, 6.1 × 9.09 × 0.71 inPublished:May 2, 2012Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0748646558

ISBN - 13:9780748646555


Editorial Reviews

The first academic study focused on the British army's role in the conflict in Northern Ireland... This is a thought-provoking, important addition.... Highly recommended.