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The Derry March - A Selected Reading List

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The following is a draft (v1) list of selected reading material on the Civil Rights march in Derry on 5 October 1968. The reader should also consult the CAIN bibliography for further references for this subject and for the full citations of the following items.

Key Texts

Farrell, Michael. (1980). Northern Ireland: The Orange State (2nd ed.). London: Pluto. ... [635]

McCann, Eamonn. (1993). War and an Irish Town (3rd ed.). London: Pluto. ... [1188]

McCluskey, Conn. (1989). 'The Northern Ireland Civil Rights Association' [PDF; 5431KB], Chapter 7, in, Up off their Knees: A Commentary on the Civil Rights Movement in Northern Ireland. Galway: Conn McCluskey and Associates. ... [1200] - [Book]

Northern Ireland. Parliament. (1969). Disturbances in Northern Ireland: Report of the Commission Appointed by the Governor of Northern Ireland, [Cameron Report]., (Cmnd. 532), (12 September 1969). Belfast: HMSO. ... [271]

O Dochartaigh, Fionnbara. (1994). Ulster's White Negroes. Edinburgh: AK Press. ... [1405]

O Dochartaigh, Niall. (1997). From Civil Rights to Armalites: Derry and the Birth of the Irish Troubles. Cork: Cork University Press. ... [2655]

Purdie, Bob. (1990). Politics in the Streets: The Origins of the Civil Rights Movement in Northern Ireland. Belfast: Blackstaff Press. ... [1587]


General Reference Texts

Bardon (1992) A History of Ulster.

Bew and Gillespie (1993) Northern Ireland: A Chronology of the Troubles, 1968-1993.

Flackes and Elliott (1994) Northern Ireland: A Political Directory, 1968-1993.


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