Northern Ireland: Suggested Readings


Bell, J. Bowyer. The Secret Army: A History of the I.R.A., 1916-1970. London: Sphere Books, 1972.

Boulton, David. The UVF, 1966-73: An Anatomy of Loyalist Rebellion. Dublin: Gill and Macmillan, 1973.

Bruce, Steve. The Edge of the Union: The Ulster Loyalist Political Vision. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1994.

------. God Save Ulster! Religion and Politics of Paisleyism. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1986.

------. The Red Hand : Protestant Paramilitaries in Northern Ireland. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1992.

Buckland, Patrick. Irish Unionism, One: The Anglo-Irish and the New Ireland, 1885-1922, Dublin: Gill and Macmillan, 1972.

------. Irish Unionism, Two. Ulster Unionism and the Origins of Northern Ireland, 1886-1922. Dublin: Gill and Macmillan, 1973.

Budge, Ian and Cornelius O’Leary. Belfast: Approach to Crisis, A Study of Belfast Politics, 1613-1970. London: Macmillan, 1973.

Cohrane, Feargal. Unionist Politics and the Politics of Unionism since the Anglo-Irish Agreement. Cork: Cork University Press, 1997.

Darby, John. Scorpions in a Bottle. London: Minority Rights Publications, 1997.

Fitzpatrick, David. The Two Irelands: 1912-1939. Oxford and New York: Opus, 1998.

Hennessey, Thomas. Dividing Ireland: World War I and Partition. London and New York: Routledge, 1998.

Kennedy, Michael. Division and Consensus: The Politics of Cross-Border Relations, 1925-1969. Dublin: Institute of Public Administration, 2000.

Laffan, Michael. The Partition of Ireland: 1911-1925. Dundalk: Historical Association of Ireland, 1983.

McCartney, Lucy Bryson and Clem. Clashing Symbols: A Report on the Use of Flags, Anthems and Other National Symbols in Northern Ireland. Belfast: The Institute for Irish Studies for The Community Relations Council, 1994.

McIntosh, Gillian. The Force of Culture: Unionist Identities in Twentieth-Century Ireland. Cork: Cork University Press, 1999.

Moody, T.W. The Ulster Question, 1603-1973. Cork: Mercier Press, 1974.

O'Malley, Padraig. The Uncivil Wars: Ireland Today. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1983.

Parker, Tony. May The Lord In His Mercy Be Kind To Belfast. New York: Henry Holt and Company, 1993.

Toolis, Kevin. Rebel Hearts: Journeys Within The IRA’s Soul. New York: St. Martin’s Griffin, 1995.

- Eric Zuelow
Ph.D. Candidate
Department of History

University of Wisconsin - Madison