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Adams, Gerry. (1994). Selected Writings. Dingle: Brandon Books.
Adams, Gerry. (1995). Free Ireland: Towards a Lasting Peace (Previous ed. published as, Politics of Irish Freedom). Dingle: Brandon Books.
An Crann The Tree. (2000). Bear in Mind: Stories of the Troubles. Belfast: Lagan Press / An Crann.
Alonso, Rogelio. (2007). The IRA and Armed Struggle. London: Routledge.
Anderson, Don. (1994). 14 May Days: The Inside Story of the Loyalist Strike of 1974. Dublin: Gill and Macmillan Ltd.
Arthur, Paul. (1974). The People's Democracy 1968-1972. Belfast: Blackstaff Press.
Arthur, Paul., and Jeffery, Keith. (1996). Northern Ireland since 1968 (2nd edition). Oxford: Basil Blackwell.
Aughey, Arthur. (2005). The Politics Of Northern Ireland: Beyond the Belfast Agreement. Oxford: Routledge.
Aughey, Arthur. (1989). Under Siege: Ulster Unionism and the Anglo-Irish Agreement.. Belfast: Blackstaff Press.
Aughey, Arthur., and Morrow, Duncan. (eds.). (1996). Northern Ireland Politics. Harlow: Longman.
Bardon, J. (1992). A History of Ulster. Belfast: Blackstaff Press.
Barton, Brian. (1996). A Pocket History of Ulster. Dublin: The O'Brien Press.
Beckett, J.C. (1981). The Making of Modern Ireland 1603-1923. London: Faber and Faber.
Bell, J.B. (1993). The Irish Troubles: A Generation of Violence 1967-1972. Dublin: Gill and Macmillan.
Bell, J.Bowyer. (1989). The Secret Army: The IRA 1916-1979. Dublin: Poolbeg.
Bell, J.Bowyer. (1990). IRA: Tactics and Targets. Dublin: Poolbeg.
Bell, J.Bowyer. (1993). The Irish Troubles: A Generation of Violence, 1967-1992. Dublin: Gill and Macmillan.
Bell, J.Bowyer. (1996). In Dubious Battle - The Dublin and Monaghan Bombings 1972-1974. Dublin: Poolbeg Press.
Beresford, David. (1987). Ten Men Dead: The Story of the 1981 Irish Hunger Strike. London: Grafton.
Bew, Paul. (2007). Ireland: The Politics of Enmity 1789-2006. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
Bew, P., and Gillespie, G. (1996). The Northern Ireland Peace Process 1993-1996: A Chronology. London: Serif
Bew, P., and Gillespie, G. (1999). Northern Ireland: A Chronology of the Troubles 1968-1999. Dublin: Gill and Macmillan.
Bew, Paul., Patterson, Henry., and Teague, Paul. (2000). Northern Ireland: Between War and Peace; The Political Future of Northern Ireland (2nd edition). London: Scarecrow.
Bew, Paul., Gibbon, Peter., and Patterson, Henry. (2002). Northern Ireland 1921-2001: Political Forces and Social Classes. London: Serif.
Bishop, P., and Mallie, E. (1987). The Provisional IRA. London: Corgi Books.
Bloomfield, D. (1998). Political Dialogue in Northern Ireland: the Brooke Initiative 1989-92. London: Macmillan Press.
Bloomfield, David. (1997). Peacemaking Strategies in Northern Ireland: Building Complementarity in Conflict Management Theory. Basingstoke: Macmillan.
Bolton, D. (1973). The UVF 1966-73: An Anatomy of Loyalist Rebellion. Dublin: Gill and Macmillan.
Boyle, Kevin., and Hadden, Tom. (1994). Northern Ireland: The Choice. London: Penguin Books.
Brewer, John.D., and Higgins, Gareth I. (1998). Anti-Catholicism in Northern Ireland, 1600-1998: The Mote and the Beam. Basingstoke: Macmillan.
Bruce, Steve. (1986). God Save Ulster: The religion and politics of Paisleyism. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
Bruce, Steve. (1992). The Red Hand: Protestant Paramilitaries in Northern Ireland. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
Bruce, Steve. (1994). The Edge of the Union: The Ulster Loyalist Political Vision. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
Bryan, Dominic. (2000). Orange Parades: The Politics of Ritual, Tradition and Control. London: Pluto Press.
Bryson, L., and McCartney, C. (1994). Clashing Symbols: A report on the use of flags, anthems and other national symbols in Northern Ireland. Belfast: The Institute of Irish Studies.
Buckland, P. (1981). A History of Northern Ireland. Dublin: Gill and Macmillan.
Cairns, E. (1987). Caught in the Crossfire: Children and the Northern Ireland conflict. Belfast: Appletree Press.
Campbell, Brian. McKeown, Laurence., and O'Hagan, Felim. (eds.). (1994). Nor Meekly Serve My Time: The H-Block Struggle of 1976-1981. Belfast: Beyond the Pale Publications.
Cochrane, F. (1997). Unionist Politics and the Politics of Unionism since the Anglo-Irish Agreement. Cork: Cork University Press.
Collins, Eamonn. (1996).. Killing Rage. London: Jonathan Cape.
Connolly, Michael. (1990). Politics and Policy Making in Northern Ireland. London: Philip Allan.
Coogan, Tim.Pat. (1987). The IRA. London: Harper Collins.
Coogan, Tim.Pat. (1996). The Troubles: Ireland's ordeal 1966-1996 and the search for peace. London: Arrow Books Limited.
Cooke, Dennis. (1996). Persecuting Zeal: A Portrait of Ian Paisley. Dingle: Brandon Press.
Cox, Michael., Guelke, Adrian., and Stephen, Fiona. (Eds.). (2000). A farewell to arms?: From 'long war' to long peace in Northern Ireland. Manchester: Manchester University Press.
Curley, Helen. (Ed.). (2000). Ireland Almanac and Yearbook of Facts 2000. Dublin: Local Ireland.
Cusack, Jim., and McDonald, Henry. (1997). The UVF. Dublin: Poolbeg.
Darby, J. (1997). Scorpions in a Bottle: Conflicting cultures in Northern Ireland. London: Minority Rights Publications.
Darby, John. (1976). Conflict in Northern Ireland: The Development of' a Polarised Community. Dublin: Gill and Macmillan.
Darby, John. (1986). Intimidation and the Control of Conflict in Northern Ireland. Dublin: Gill and Macmillan.
Darby, John., and Mac Ginty, Roger. (Eds.). (2000). The Management of Peace Processes. London: Macmillan Press Ltd.
De Paor, Liam. (1990). Unfinished Business: Ireland Today and Tomorrow. London: Hutchinson Radius.
Deutsch, R., and Magowan, V. (1973). Northern Ireland 1968-1973: A Chronology, of Events Vol. 1: 1968-1971. Belfast, Blackstaff Press.
Deutsch, R., and Magowan, V. (1974). Northern Ireland 1968-1973. A Chronology, of Events Vol. 2:1972-1973. Belfast, Blackstaff Press.
Deutsch, R., and Magowan, V. (1975). Northern Ireland 1968-1974: A Chronology, of Events Vol. 3: 1974. Belfast: Blackstaff Press.
Devlin, B. (1969). The Price of My Soul. London: Pan Books Ltd.
Dewar, Michael. (Colonel). (1997). The British Army in Northern Ireland. London: Arms and Armour.
Dickson, Brice. (1997). Civil Liberties in Northern Ireland: The CAJ Handbook (3rd ed.). Belfast: Committee on the Administration of Justice.
Dillon, Martin. (1989). The Shankill Butchers: a Case Study for Mass Murder. London: Hutchinson.
Dillon, Martin. (1991). The Dirty War, London: Arrow Books Ltd.
Dillon, Martin. (1993). Stone Cold. London: Arrow.
Dillon, Martin. (1996). Twenty Five Years of Terror: The IRA's War Against the British. London: Bantam (Transworld Publishers Ltd).
Dillon, Martin. (1998). God and the Gun: The Church and Irish Terrorism. London: Orion.
Dinneen, Rev. P.S. (1927). An Irish-English Dictionary. Dublin: The Educational, Company of Ireland Ltd.
Dixon, Paul. (2001). Northern Ireland: The Politics of War and Peace. New York: Palgrave.
Downey, J. (1998). Lenihan: His Life and Loyalties. Dublin: New Island Books.
Dunn, Seamus., and Dawson, Helen. (2000). An Alphabetical Listing of Word, Name and Place in Northern Ireland and the Living Language of Conflict. Lampeter: The Edwin Mellen Press.
Dunn, Seamus. (ed.). (1995). Facets of the Conflict In Northern Ireland. London: Macmillan Press Ltd.
Elliott, S., and Flakes, W.D. (1999). Northern Ireland: A Political Directory 1968-1999 Belfast: Blackstaff Press.
Ellison, Graham., and Smyth, Jim. (2000). The Crowned Harp: Policing Northern Ireland. London: Pluto Press.
Farrell, M. (1980). Northern Ireland: the Orange State. London: Pluto Press Ltd.
Farrington, Christopher. (2006). Ulster Unionism and the Peace Process in Northern Ireland. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.
Fay, M.T., Morrissey, M., and Smyth, M. (1997). Mapping Troubles-Related Deaths in Northern Ireland 1969-1998 (2nd ed.). Derry: INCORE, University of Ulster.
Fay, M.T., Morrissey, M., and Smyth, M. (1999). Northern Ireland's Troubles: The Human Costs. London: Pluto Press.
Foster, R.F. (2001). The Oxford History of Ireland. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
Foster, R.F. (1988). Modern Ireland 1600-1972. London: Allen Lane.
Greer, S. (1995). Supergrasses: A Study in Anti-terrorist Law Enforcement in Northern Ireland. Oxford: Clarendon Press.
Hamber, Brandon. (Ed.). (1998). Past Imperfect: Dealing with the Past in Northern Ireland and Societies in Transition. Derry: INCORE / University of Ulster.
Harnden, Toby. (1999). 'Bandit Country': The IRA and South Armagh. London: Hodder and Stoughton.
Hennessey, Thomas. (2000). The Northern Ireland Peace Process: Ending the Troubles?. Dublin: Gill and Macmillan.
Hennessey, Thomas. (1997). A History of Northern Ireland, 1920-1996. Dublin: Gill and Macmillan.
Holland, Jack. (1997). Phoenix: Policing the Shadows, The Secret War Against Terrorism in Northern Ireland. London: Hodder and Stoughton.
Holland, Jack. (1999). Hope Against History: The Ulster Conflict. London: Coronet Lir Books.
Holland, Jack., and McDonald, Henry. (1994). INLA: Deadly Divisions. Dublin: Torc.
Hume, John. (1996). Personal Views, Politics, Peace and Reconciliation in Ireland. Dublin: Town House.
Jackson, Alvin. (2004). Home Rule: An Irish Hstory, 1800-2000. London: Weidenfeld and Nicolson.
Jackson, Alvin. (1999). Ireland 1798-1998: politics and war. Oxford: Blackwell.
Jarman, N. (1997). Material Conflicts: Parades and visual displays in Northern Ireland. Oxford: Berg.
Jarman, N., and Bryan, D. (1996). Parade and Protest: A Discussion of Parading, Disputes in Northern Ireland. Coleraine: Centre for the Study of Conflict, University of Ulster.
Jarman, N., and Bryan, D. (1998). From Riots To Rights: Nationalist Parades in the, North of Ireland. Coleraine: Centre for the Study of Conflict, University of Ulster.
Jones, R. D., Kane, J. S., Wallace, R., Sloan, D., and Courtney, B. (1996). The Orange Citadel. A history of Orangeism in Portadown District. Portadown: Cultural Heritage Committee.
Kee, Robert. (1982). Ireland: A History. London: Sphere Books Ltd.
Kaufmann, Eric. (2007). The Orange Order: A Contemporary Northern Irish History. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
Mallie, Eamonn., and McKittrick, David. (1996). The Fight for Peace: The Secret Story Behind the Irish Peace Process. London: Heinemann.
McCann, Eamonn. (1993). War and an Irish Town (3rd ed.). London: Pluto.
McCann, Eamonn., and Shiels, Maureen. (eds.). (1992). Bloody Sunday in Derry: What Really Happened. Dingle: Brandon Books.
McDaniel, Denzil. (1997). Enniskillen: The Remembrance Day Bombing. Dublin: Wolfhound.
McElrath, Karen. (2000). Unsafe Haven: The United States, The IRA and Political Prisoners. London: Pluto Press.
McGarry, John., and O'Leary, Brendan. (1995). Explaining Northern Ireland. Oxford: Blackwell.
McGarry, John., and O'Leary, Brendan. (1999). Policing Northern Ireland: Proposals for a New Start. Belfast: Blackstaff.
McKay, Susan. (2000). Northern Protestants: An Unsettled People. Belfast: Blackstaff Press.
McKittrick, David. (1994). Endgame - The Search for Peace in Northern Ireland. Belfast: Blackstaff Press.
McKittrick, David. (2000). Making Sense of the Troubles. Belfast: Blackstaff Press.
McKittrick, David. Kelters, Seamus. Feeney, Brian., and Thornton, Chris. (1999). Lost Lives: The Stories of Men, Women and Children who died as a result of the Northern Ireland Troubles. Edinburgh: Mainstream Publishing.
Miller, D. (1994). Don't Mention the War: Northern Ireland, Propaganda and the Media. London: Pluto Press.
Mitchell, George (Senator). (1999). Making Peace. London: William Heinemann.
Morgan, V., Dunn, S., Cairns, E., and Fraser, G. (1992). Breaking the Mould: The, Role of Parents and Teachers in the Integrated Schools in Northern Ireland. Coleraine: The Centre for the Study of Conflict University of Ulster.
Mullan, Don. (1997). Eyewitness Bloody Sunday: The Truth. Dublin: Wolfhound.
Mullin, Chris. (1980). Error of Judgement: The Truth about the Birmingham Pub Bombings. Dublin: Poolbeg Press.
Murray, Raymond. (1990). The SAS in Ireland 1969-1989. Cork: Mercier Press.
Murray, Raymond. (1998). State Violence: Northern Ireland 1969-1997. Dublin: Mercier Press.
Nelson, S. (1984). Ulster's Uncertain Defenders: Protestant Political, Paramilitary, and Community Groups and the Northern Ireland Conflict. Belfast: Appletree Press.
Ní Aoláin, Fionnuala. (2000). The Politics Of Force: Conflict Management and State Violence in Northern Ireland. Belfast: Blackstaff Press.
O Connor, Fionnuala. (1993). In Search of a State: Catholics in Northern Ireland. Belfast: Blackstaff Press.
O'Brien, Brendan. (1999). The Long War: The IRA and Sinn Fein (2nd ed.). Syracuse: Syracuse University Press.
O'Brien, Brendan. (2000). Pocket History of the IRA: from 1916 onwards. Dublin: O'Brien.
O'Callaghan, S. (1999). The Informer. London: Corgi Books.
O'Day, A. (ed.). (1995). Terrorism 's Laboratory: The Case of Northern Ireland. Hants: Dartmouth Publishing Company Limited.
O'Dochartaigh, N. (1997). From Civil Rights to Armalites: Derry and the Birth of the Irish Troubles. Cork: Cork University Press.
O'Leary, Brendan., and McGarry, John. (1996). The Politics of Antagonism: Understanding Northern Ireland (2nd ed.). London: Athlone Press.
O'Leary, Brendan. Lyne, Tyne. Marshall, Jim., and Rowthorn, Bob. (1993). Northern Ireland: Sharing Authority. London: Institute for Public Policy Research.
O'Malley, Padriag (1990). Northern Ireland: Questions of Nuance. Belfast: The Blackstaff Press.
O'Malley, Padriag (1997). The Uncivil Wars: Ireland Today. Boston: Beacon Press.
Outhwaite, W., and Bottomore, T. (Eds). (1993). The Blackwell Dictionary of Twentieth Century Social Thought. Blackwell Reference.
Parker, Tony. (1993). May the Lord in His Mercy Be Kind to Belfast. London: Cape.
Patterson, Henry. (2006). Ireland since 1939: Modernisation and the Persistence of Conflict (Revised and updated edition). Dublin: Penguin.
Patterson, Henry. (1989). The Politics of Illusion: Republicanism and Socialism in Modern Ireland. London: Hutchinson Radius.
Patterson, Henry., and Kaufmann, Eric. (2007). Unionism and Orangeism in Northern Ireland Since 1945. Manchester: Manchester University Press.
Porter, Norman. (Ed.). (1998). The Republican Ideal: Current Perspectives. Belfast: The Blackstaff Press.
Pringle, Peter., and Jacobson, Philip. (2000). Those are real bullets, aren't they? Bloody Sunday, Derry, 30 January 1972. London: Fourth Estate.
Purdie, B. (1990). Politics in the Streets: The Origins of the Civil Rights Movement in Northern Ireland. Belfast: Blackstaff Press.
Restorick, Rita. (2000). Death of a Soldier: A mother's search for peace. Belfast: Blackstaff Press.
Roiston, B. (1995). Drawing Support 2: Murals of War and Peace. Belfast: Beyond the Pale Publications.
Rolston, B., and Miller, D. (1996). War and Words: The Northern Ireland Media Reader. Belfast: Beyond the Pale Publications.
Rolston, Bill. (2000). Unfinished Business: State Killings and the Quest for Truth. Belfast: Beyond the Pale Publications.
Routledge, Paul. (1997). John Hume: the Biography. London: Harper Collins.
Rowan, Brian. (1995). Behind the Lines: The Story of the IRA and Loyalist Ceasefires. Belfast: Blackstaff Press.
Rowthorn, Bob., and Wayne, Naomi. (1998). Northern Ireland: The Political Economy of Conflict. Cambridge: Polity Press.
Ruane, Joseph., and Todd, Jennifer. (1996). The Dynamics of Conflict in Northern Ireland: Power, Conflict and Emancipation. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
Ryder, Chris. (1997). The RUC 1922-1997: A Force Under Fire. London: Mandarin.
Sales, Rosemary. (1997). Women Divided: Gender, Religion and Politics in Northern Ireland. London: Routledge.
Sands, Bobby. (1997). Bobby Sands: Writings from Prison. Boulder, Colo.: Roberts Rinehart Publishers.
Seaton, Craig. (1998). Northern Ireland: The Context for Conflict and for Reconciliation. Maryland: University Press of America, Inc.
Sharrock, David., and Devenport, Mark. (1997). Man of War, Man of Peace?: the Unathorised Biography of Gerry Adams. London: Macmillan.
Shirlow, Peter., and McGovern, Mark. (1997). Who Are 'The People'? Unionism, Protestantism and Loyalism in Northern Ireland. London: Pluto Press.
Smyth, M., and Fay, M.T., (2000). Personal Accounts from Northern Ireland's Troubles: Public Conflict, Private Loss. London: Pluto Press.
Stalker, John. (1988). Stalker. London: Harrap Ltd.
Staunton, Enda. (2001).. The Nationalists of Northern Ireland 1918-1973. The Columba Press.
Stewart, A.T.Q. (1967). The Ulster Crisis. London: Faber.
Stewart, A.T.Q. (1989). The Narrow Ground: the Roots of the Conflict in Ulster. London: Faber.
Stewart, A.T.Q. (1997). Edward Carson. Belfast: Blackstaff.
Sutton, Malcolm. (1994). Bear in Mind these Dead: An Index of Deaths from the Conflict in Ireland, 1969-1993. Belfast: Beyond the Pale Publications.
Taylor, Peter. (1997). Provos: The IRA and Sinn Fein. London: Bloomsbury Publishing Plc.
Taylor, Peter. (1999). Loyalists. London: Bloomsbury.
Taylor, Peter. (2001). Brits: The War Against the IRA. London: Bloomsbury.
Tonge, Jonathan. (2005). The New Northern Irish Politics? Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.
Toolis, Kevin. (1995). Rebel Hearts: Journeys within the IRA's Soul. London: Picador.
Townshend, Charles. (1988). Consensus in Ireland: Approaches and Recessions. Oxford: Clarendon Press.
Whyte, John. (1991). Interpreting Northern Ireland. Oxford: Clarendon Press.
Wichert, S. (1991). Northern Ireland Since 1945. London: Longman.
Wilson, Andrew J. (1995). Irish America and the Ulster Conflict, 1968-1995. Belfast: Blackstaff.
Wilson, Desmond. (1997). Democracy Denied. Cork: Mercier Press.
Wright, Frank. (1992). Northern Ireland: A Comparative Analysis (2nd ed.). Dublin: Gill and Macmillan.
Wright, Frank. (1996). Two Lands on One Soil: Ulster Politics before Home Rule. Dublin: Gill and Macmillan.

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