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Author McCleery, Martin J., author

Title Operation Demetrius and its aftermath : a new history of the use of internment without trial in Northern Ireland 1971-75 / Martin J. McCleery
Published Manchester : Manchester University Press, 2015
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Contents Introduction -- 1. Prelude to internment -- 2. High politics, intelligence and the introduction of internment -- 3. Legacies of internment -- 4. The evolution of 'The Troubles' outside of Belfast and Derry before internment -- 5. The evolution of 'The Troubles' outside of Belfast and Derry after internment -- 6. Conclusion -- Bibliography -- Index
Summary This title provides a more comprehensive account of internment and assesses previously unexplored aspects of its use. Drawing on archival sources the high politics and intelligence surrounding the introduction of internment are considered and in doing so accepted narratives regarding the measure are challenged
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Detention of persons -- Northern Ireland -- History -- 20th century
Political prisoners -- Northern Ireland -- History -- 20th century
Detention of persons.
HISTORY -- Europe -- Great Britain.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- History & Theory.
Political prisoners.
Northern Ireland -- History -- 1968-1998
Northern Ireland.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0719098637 (electronic bk.)
9780719098635 (electronic bk.)