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The Sunningdale Agreement - A Selected Reading List



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The following is a DRAFT list of selected reading material on the Sunningdale Agreement, 6-9 December 1973. The reader should also consult the CAIN bibliography for other references to this event.

 

Key Texts

Bloomfield, Kenneth. (1994). Stormont in Crisis: A Memoir. Belfast: Blackstaff. ... [146]

British Government, Irish Government, and the Northern Ireland Executive designate. (1973). 'The Sunningdale Agreement': Tripartite agreement on the Council of Ireland - Communiqué issued following the Sunningdale Conference, (9 December 1973).. Belfast: Northern Ireland Information Service. ... [12914]

Farren, Sean. (2007). Sunningdale: an agreement too soon?. Dublin: Institute for British-Irish Studies (IBIS), University College Dublin.. ... [18941]

FitzGerald, Garret. (1991). All in a Life: An Autobiography. Dublin: Gill and Macmillan. ... [668]

Leavy, J. (1973). Political Thinking Behind Sunningdale. Dublin: Talbot. ... [2838]

Margesson, Rhoda. (1991). Changing Perceptions about Resolving Conflict in Northern Ireland: The Failure of the 1974 Sunningdale Agreement and its Implications for Settlement in the 1990's. Cambridge, Mass: Harvard Law School. ... [4938]

Rees, Merlyn. (1985). Northern Ireland: A Personal Perspective. London: Methuen. ... [1604]

Revolutionary Marxist Group. (1975). British Strategy in Northern Ireland, from the White Paper to the Fall of Sunnningdale. Dublin: Plough Book Service. ... [4939]

 

General Reference Texts

Bardon, Jonathan. (1992). A History of Ulster. Belfast: Blackstaff Press. ... [2636]

Bew, Paul., and Gillespie, Gordon. (1999). Northern Ireland: A Chronology, 1968-1999. Dublin: Gill and Macmillan. ... [3882]

Coogan, Tim Pat. (1997). The Troubles, Ireland's Ordeal 1966-1996 and the Search for Peace. Boulder, Colo: Roberts Rinehart Publishers. ... [2872]

Cox, Michael., Guelke, Adrian., and Stephen, Fiona. (eds) (2006). A Farewell to Arms? From 'Long War' to Long Peace in Northern Ireland, (second edition). Manchester: Manchester University Press. ... [18951]

Elliott, Sydney., and Flackes, W. D. (1999). Northern Ireland: A Political Directory, 1968-1999. Belfast: Blackstaff Press. ... [3982]

Hennessey, Thomas. (1997). A History of Northern Ireland, 1920-1996. Dublin: Gill and Macmillan. ... [3190]

Hill, J.R. (2010). A New History of Ireland, Volume VII: Ireland, 1921-84. Oxford: Oxford University Press. ... [18948]

McKittrick, David. (2004). Lost Lives: The Stories of the Men, Women and Children Who Died Through the Northern Ireland Troubles (3rd Ed.). Edinburgh: Mainstream. ... [6894]

McKittrick, David., and McVea, David. (2000). Making Sense of the Troubles. Belfast: Blackstaff Press. ... [4160]

O'Leary, Brendan., and McGarry, John. (1993). The Politics of Antagonism: Understanding Northern Ireland. London: Athlone Press. ... [1476]

Patterson, Henry (2006). Ireland since 1939: Modernisation and the Persistence of Conflict (New revised and updated). Dublin: Penguin. ... [10867]

Sutton, Malcolm. (1994). Bear in Mind these Dead: An Index of Deaths from the Conflict in Ireland, 1969-1993. Belfast: Beyond the Pale Publications. ... [1780]

Sutton, Malcolm. (2001). Sutton Index of Deaths, 1969-2001, (A searchable database of information on all the deaths that occurred as a result of the conflict). CAIN: http://cain.ulst.ac.uk/sutton/index.html. ... [13871]

Whyte, John. (1990). Interpreting Northern Ireland. Oxford: Clarendon Press. ... [1909]

See also the list of source material that will be used in the main web pages on the Sunningdale Agreement.

 


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