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The People's Democracy March - Details of Source Material

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The following is a draft list of source 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 and for the full citations of the following items.


People's Democracy - Publications by, and about, the People's Democracy

See list of publications



Arthur, Paul. (1974). The People's Democracy 1968-73. Belfast: Blackstaff Press.

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


Government Reports

Great Britain. Parliament. (1969). 'Disturbances in Northern Ireland', Report of the Commission appointed by the Governor of Northern Ireland, September 1969. [Cameron Report, Cmd.532]

Public Records

proni on cain PRONI records related to the People's Democracy


Other Books

Farrell, M. (1980, 2nd ed.). Northern Ireland: The Orange State, pp 249-252

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]

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


Journal Article

McCormack, Vincent. (2008). 'Route '68: to Burntollet and back', History Ireland, 16, (5 Sep/Oct 2008): ... [23660] - [Article]
This item is available at an external site.



Purdie, R.M. (1989). The origins of the civil rights movement in Northern Ireland 1962-1968. Ph.D., Strathclyde University. (includes a discussion of the origins and development of People's Democracy)


Newspaper Articles

Heney, Michael. (1969). 'Battling through to Derry', Irish Times, 6 January, p.9.

Holland, Mary. (1969). 'Police Wagons ablaze in Ulster Battle', The Observer, 12 January, p.1.

n.a. (1969). 'Ulster's Misery', The Economist, Vol. 230, No. 6542, 11 January, pp.14-15.

n.a. (1969). 'Ulster: Who's in charge?', New Statesman, 10 January, p.33.


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