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Belfast and Derry in Revolt

Author(s): Simon Prince, Geoffrey Warner

Irish Academic Press, Dublin, 2012, pp. 271

Detailed account of the beginnings of the Troubles in these two cities. Argues that 5 October 1968, the date of the first civil rights march in Derry, which was attacked by the RUC and a loyalist mob, has a strong claim to be ‘the second most significant date in Irish history’ – after Easter week 1916.