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The People's Democracy March - A Selected Reading List

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The following is a draft list of reading material on the People's Democracy March in Northern Ireland, 1-4 January 1969. The reader should also consult the CAIN bibliography for further references for this subject.

Key Texts

Arthur, Paul. (1974). The People's Democracy 1968-73 [Extracts from book]. Belfast: Blackstaff Press. ... [3603]

Egan, Bowes. McCormack, Vincent. (1969). Burntollet. London: LRS Publishers. ... [7726]
[This 64 page booklet deals in some detail with the events of the People's Democracy March]

People's Democracy (PD), Dublin Branch. (1972). People's Democracy: What it stands for, its Attitudes, (February 1972), [PDF; 3284KB]. Dublin: People's Democracy (PD). ... [7897]

People's Democracy (PD). (1969). 'Explosion in Ulster', incorporating - 'Ulster: Religion and Class', by Peter Gibbon; and 'PD Militants discuss Strategy', by Baxter, Devlin, Farrell, McCann, and Toman, [PDF; 7957KB]. London: People's Democracy (PD). ... [7819]

Purdie, Bob. (1990). 'The People's Democracy', in, Politics in the Streets: The Origins of the Civil Rights Movement in Northern Ireland. (Chapter 6; pp 198-243). Belfast: Blackstaff. ... [16669]


General Reference Texts

Bardon, Jonathan. (1992). A History of Ulster. Belfast: Blackstaff Press.
Bew, Paul., and Gillespie, Gordon. (1999) Northern Ireland: A Chronology of the Troubles 1968-1999. Dublin: Gill and Macmillan.
Coogan, Tim Pat. (1995). The Troubles: Ireland's Ordeal 1966-1996 and the Search for Peace. London: Hutchinson.
Elliott, Sydney., and Flakes, W.D. (1999). Northern Ireland: A Political Directory 1968-1999. 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 the men, women and children who died as a result of the Northern Ireland troubles. Edinburgh: Mainstream Publishing.
Sutton, Malcolm. (1994). Bear in mind these dead ... An Index of Deaths from the Conflict in Ireland 1969-1993. Belfast: Beyond the Pale.
[See also the revised and updated Sutton Index of Deaths 1969-2001.]


CAIN contains information and source material on the conflict and politics in Northern Ireland.
CAIN is based within Ulster University.

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