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The Resource Hunger strike : Margaret Thatcher's battle with the IRA, 1980-1981, Thomas Hennessey

Hunger strike : Margaret Thatcher's battle with the IRA, 1980-1981, Thomas Hennessey

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Hunger strike : Margaret Thatcher's battle with the IRA, 1980-1981
Title
Hunger strike
Title remainder
Margaret Thatcher's battle with the IRA, 1980-1981
Statement of responsibility
Thomas Hennessey
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The hunger strikes of 1980-81 were a confrontation between British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher and the iron will of Irish republican prisoners in the H-Blocks of Long Kesh, in an attempt to break the British policy of criminalising paramilitary prisoners. The prisoners' ultimate demand, to be granted a 'special category status' that distinguished them from other prisoners, led to two hunger strikes. The first, in 1980, ended without success for the prisoners; the second, led by Bobby Sands, resulted in ten prisoners starving themselves to death. The
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Hennessey, Thomas,
Dewey number
364.13109416
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Thatcher, Margaret
  • Irish Hunger Strike, Northern Ireland, 1981
  • Hunger strikes
  • Political prisoners
  • Northern Ireland
  • Great Britain
Label
Hunger strike : Margaret Thatcher's battle with the IRA, 1980-1981, Thomas Hennessey
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Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Contours of Conflict: The Prisons, 1972--79 -- Mrs Thatcher's Northern Ireland Policy -- The First Hunger Strike Begins -- The Collapse of the First Hunger Strike -- Stand-Off -- The Second Hunger Strike Begins -- Digging In -- Persuading the British -- Deal or No Deal? -- A Final Push -- A War of Attrition -- The End
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ocn871004896
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
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unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780716532231
Level of compression
unknown
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
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unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)871004896
Label
Hunger strike : Margaret Thatcher's battle with the IRA, 1980-1981, Thomas Hennessey
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Contours of Conflict: The Prisons, 1972--79 -- Mrs Thatcher's Northern Ireland Policy -- The First Hunger Strike Begins -- The Collapse of the First Hunger Strike -- Stand-Off -- The Second Hunger Strike Begins -- Digging In -- Persuading the British -- Deal or No Deal? -- A Final Push -- A War of Attrition -- The End
Control code
ocn871004896
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780716532231
Level of compression
unknown
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)871004896

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