War and an Irish town.

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SeriesA Penguin special
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LC ClassificationsDA990.U46 M12
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Pagination256 p.
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Open LibraryOL5092866M
ISBN 100140523073
LC Control Number74164468

This is an updated edition of “War and an Irish Town”, the veteran civil rights campaigner, activist and journalist Eamonn McCann’s account – first published in – of the outbreak of ‘The Troubles’ in Northern Ireland and the province’s descent into three decades of sectarian violence/5(12).

McCann's book is a brilliant look at the Troubles and the impact on his home town of Derry. Far too often, all we see of the troubles is stone throwing youths or bombs going off in Britain, with no explaination of how it got to this point/5(10).

McCann's book is a brilliant look at the Troubles and the impact on his home town of Derry. Far too often, all we see of the troubles is stone throwing youths or bombs going off in Britain, with no explaination of how it got to this point/5(7). War and an Irish Town by Eamonn McCann | Editorial Reviews.

Paperback (Reprint) $ This book describes the people involved in the war, gives an account of the springs of the "Catholic" opposition, shows what their world was like and how their background affected the daily conduct of events. The best books on Modern Irish Brand: Haymarket Books.

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This new edition updates the last edition () with an additional introduction covering the last thirteen and an Irish Town is a trenchant, powerful narrative which reaches an. About War and an Irish Town book: Eamonn McCann’s account of what it really is prefer to grow up a Catholic in a Northern Irish ghetto – first published in – quickly became a classic account of the feelings made by British rule.

The writer was at the centre of events in Derry which first brought Northern Ireland to world attention.

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Eamonn McCann is the author of War and an Irish Town ( avg rating, ratings, 12 reviews, published ), Bloody Sunday in Derry ( avg rating, /5(14). McCann's War and an Irish Town is an essential read for anyone determined to look beyond the surreptitious vagaries of the mainstream press when they report on Northern War and an Irish town.

book. This goes hand in hand with his commentary on how the republic also became a country dominated by a conservative and inward looking ruling s: 9. The well-known journalist and civil rights campaigner will launch his newly republished classic War and an Irish Town on Saturday in Central Library, Foyle Street, at pm.

McCann will be joined at the launch by John Gray, a founder of People’s Democracy and author of City in Revolt: James Larkin and the Belfast Dock Strike of This new edition updates the last edition () with an additional introduction covering the last thirteen years. War and an Irish Town is a trenchant, powerful narrative which reaches an unequivocal conclusion: 'There can be no internal solution to the Northern Ireland problem.

The existence of the northern state is the problem'.Cited by: War and an Irish Town by Eamonn McCann. Recommendations from our site “I think what is valuable about the book is its on-the-ground perspective.” We ask experts to recommend the five best books in their subject and explain their selection in an interview.

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“Few could quarrel with the publisher’s description of this as a classic.” —Books Ireland “So honest, so human and so readable.” —Irish Times McCann’s account of what it is like to grow up a Catholic in a Northern Irish ghetto—first published in —quickly became a classic account of the feelings generated by British : $ War and an Irish Town by Eamonn McCann.

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Preface. I have left the original text of this book, written inunchanged. Some of the predictions now seem naive, some of the judgments wrong-headed, some of the language inappropriate.

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McCann’s account of what it is like to grow up a Catholic in a Northern Irish ghetto—first published in —quickly became a classic account of the feelings generated by British rule. The author was at the center of events in Derry which first brought Northern Ireland to world attention. He witnessed the gradual transformation of the civil rights movement from a mild campaign for.

War and an Irish Town is Eamonn McCann's classic account of growing up Catholic in a Northern Irish ghetto. McCann’s account of what it is like to grow up a Catholic in a Northern Irish ghetto—first published in —quickly became a classic account of the feelings generated by British rule.

War and an Irish Town is Eamonn McCann's classic account of growing up Catholic in a Northern Irish ghetto. “Few could quarrel with the publisher’s description of this as a classic.” — Books Ireland. McCann's War and an Irish Town is an essential read for anyone determined to look beyond the surreptitious vagaries of the mainstream press when they report on Northern Ireland.

This goes hand in hand with his commentary on how the republic also became a country dominated by a conservative and inward looking ruling s: 9. Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for War and an Irish Town at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users.

Select Your Cookie Preferences. We use cookies and similar tools to enhance your shopping experience, to provide our services, understand how customers use our services so we can make improvements. McCann's book is a brilliant look at the Troubles and the impact on his home town of Derry.

Far too often, all we see of the troubles is stone throwing youths or bombs going off in Britain, with no explaination of how it got to this point/5(7). This book simultaneously presents Irish republicanism and eventually Marxist ideologies not in a vacuum of national case study, but in a western context.

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(shelved 3 times as irish-civil-war) avg rating — 17, ratings — published Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: McCann, Eamonn, War and an Irish town. [Harmondsworth] Penguin [] (OCoLC) Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Pluto Classics Ser.: War and an Irish Town by Eamonn McCann (, Trade Paperback, Revised edition,New Edition) at the best online prices at eBay.

Free shipping for many products. 'If this is a harrowing book to read, one can only imagine how difficult it was to write. On each page, our respect for the author, and the families battling on against all the odds, intensifies' - Liz Fekete, Director, Institute of Race Relations Eamonn McCann, author of 'War and an Irish Town' 'An outstanding book by a fine scholar.

Haymarket Books: books for changing the world. War and an Irish Town is Eamonn McCann's classic account of growing up Catholic in a Northern Irish ghetto.In a turbulent and uncertain world, the birth of two children revitalise a small Irish town and set the stage for a closer look into lives torn asunder by war.

When Dr. Richard Buckley returns home to his wife and beloved hometown of Dunderrig, his mind is wearied by the ravages of The Great War/5().Buy War And An Irish Town by Eamonn McCann from Waterstones today!

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