Based on thousands of interviews over 35 years with the leaders and members of the Republican movement and the IRA itself, as well as the Irish, British and Americans involved in the Troubles, the focus of this study is on the workings of an organization involved in armed struggle.
'Among the book"s many strengths is its assessment of the application of the IRA's ideology in daily practice of revolutionary war and politics, particularly against the backdrop of the ongoing Northern Ireland peace process.' - Homeland Security Newsletter
'An eye-opening study.' - Ducas
This book series contains sober, thoughtful and authoritative academic accounts of terrorism and political violence. Its aim is to produce a useful taxonomy of terror and violence through comparative and historical analysis in both national and international spheres. Each book discusses origins, organisational dynamics and outcomes of particular forms and expressions of political violence.
Founding Editor: David Rapoport