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‘Every man an emperor’: the British press, Bloody Sunday and the image of the British Army1

Greg McLaughlin and Stephen Baker

in The Northern Ireland Troubles in Britain: Impacts, engagements, legacies and memories

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780719096310
eISBN:
9781526120809
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096310.003.0014
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

On 30 January 1972, men of the 1st Parachute Regiment of the British Army opened fire on civil rights marchers in Derry, Northern Ireland, killing 13 unarmed and innocent civilians. The event was ... More


Documentary and historical drama: Hillsborough, Sunday, Dockers, Gunpowder, Treason and Plot

Steve Blandford

in Jimmy McGovern

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780719082481
eISBN:
9781781705759
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719082481.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

This chapter examines McGovern’s extremely varied work on both documentary and historical drama for television. His range is best illustrated by the inclusion in such a category of his influential ... More


Lessons from the Past? Northern Ireland, Terrorism Now and Then, and the Human Rights Act

Aileen McColgan

in The Legal Protection of Human Rights: Sceptical Essays

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199606078
eISBN:
9780191729720
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199606078.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter dramatically recounts the history of civil rights violations in Northern Ireland and uses this to illustrate the continuing inability of judges to make a significant impact on civil ... More


‘The Troubles’ arrive

Robert J. Savage

in The BBC's Irish troubles: Television, conflict and Northern Ireland

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719087332
eISBN:
9781781708804
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719087332.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

This chapter addresses how BBC television reported on the outbreak of violence, the arrival of British Troops, the emergence of the Provisional IRA, the introduction of internment, ‘Bloody Sunday’ ... More


“Two Eyes on the Past”: Northern Ireland’s Wounded History

James Waller

in A Troubled Sleep: Risk and Resilience in Contemporary Northern Ireland

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
December 2021
ISBN:
9780190095574
eISBN:
9780197558751
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190095574.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

The past in Northern Ireland is always present and always contested. This chapter is not a rehashing of the complex history of the north of Ireland nor is it an attempt to place blame for the origin ... More


A united Ireland or nothing

P. J. McLoughlin

in John Hume and the Revision of Irish Nationalism

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719079566
eISBN:
9781781702468
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719079566.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

The reformist agenda that had evolved through the 1960s was being overtaken by the demands of the Catholic masses. The Social Democratic and Labour Party (SDLP) was formed after six months of ... More


Flesh and Blood: Violence, Truth, and the Troubles, 1965–75

Erika Hanna

in Snapshot Stories: Visuality, Photography, and the Social History of Ireland, 1922-2000

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2020
ISBN:
9780198823032
eISBN:
9780191861857
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198823032.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Social History

Chapter 5 explores how people used photographs to make sense of violence. From the late 1960s, there is a notable increase in the number of people going out onto the streets with newer, faster, ... More


‘Impaled on a hook’: internment and civil disobedience

Sarah Campbell

in Gerry Fitt and the SDLP: 'In a minority of one'

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719096105
eISBN:
9781781708408
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096105.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter examines the SDLP’s policy of civil disobedience and abstention between July 1971 and March 1972. It argues that during this period, the party fought pressure not only from its own ... More


The KGB and Ireland: British fear Soviet embassy in Dublin, Official IRA declares ceasefire, Ireland joins EEC

John Mulqueen

in 'An Alien Ideology': Cold War Perceptions of the Irish Republican Left

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781789620641
eISBN:
9781789629453
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Discontinued
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620641.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

A potential espionage threat to Britain from Dublin-based Soviet agents arose as the establishment of Irish-Soviet relations became a probability. This chapter examines perceptions of the ... More


Epilogue: Walking/Looking into the Toxic Cloud

Susan Courtney

in Split Screen Nation: Moving Images of the American West and South

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780190459963
eISBN:
9780190459994
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190459963.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Split Screen Nation closes with a series of meditations on the continued circulation and contestation of screen maps of the West, the South, and the nation imagined through these. Contemporary and ... More


Aftermath

Rodney A. Smolla

in Confessions of a Free Speech Lawyer: Charlottesville and the Politics of Hate

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781501749650
eISBN:
9781501749674
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501749650.003.0030
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter highlights the national outpouring of grief and anger over the death of Heather Heyer. It discloses how Heyer's ashes were buried in a secret location in order to protect the grave from ... More


The Early Years of the ‘Troubles’

Andrew Sanders

in The Long Peace Process: The United States of America and Northern Ireland, 1960-2008

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781786940445
eISBN:
9781789623826
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Discontinued
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786940445.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter explores the conduct of actors in the United States Government during the early years of the violence in Northern Ireland. It considers the reasons for the relatively non-interventionist ... More


Chaikovsky and Decadence

Simon Morrison

in Russian Opera and the Symbolist Movement

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520229433
eISBN:
9780520927261
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520229433.003.0002
Subject:
Music, History, Western

The Russo-Japanese War and “Bloody Sunday”— these two towering political developments spelt the end of autocratic rule in Russia. Signs of an incumbent decadence was reflected in contemporary ... More


Thailand

Ira A. Hunt

in Losing Vietnam: How America Abandoned Southeast Asia

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780813142081
eISBN:
9780813142449
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813142081.003.0005
Subject:
History, Military History

Chapter Five addresses events that occurred in Thailand between 1973 and 1975. It begins with the student-led movement that suddenly and startlingly toppled the military government on “Bloody Sunday” ... More


Between Petersburg and Paris, 1905–11

Ann Jefferson

in Nathalie Sarraute: A Life Between

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780691197876
eISBN:
9780691201924
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691197876.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter narrates Natalia Ilyinichna Tcherniak's time in St. Petersburg with her mother, Polina Osipovna and her lover Kolya after spending the summer with her father, Ilya Evseevich Tcherniak. ... More


‘Atrocities against his Sacred Poet’: The Orpheus Myth and the Poetry of the Northern Irish Troubles

David Wheatley

in Sacrifice and Modern War Literature: The Battle of Waterloo to the War on Terror

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780198806516
eISBN:
9780191844126
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198806516.003.0015
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

In The Midnight Verdict (1993), Seamus Heaney combines extracts from two texts taking the poet into the underworld: Ovid’s description in Metamorphoses of Orpheus’ pursuit of Eurydice and subsequent ... More


Enter Vladimir Teliakovsky

Nadine Meisner

in Marius Petipa: The Emperor's Ballet Master

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780190659295
eISBN:
9780190659325
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190659295.003.0011
Subject:
Music, Dance

Chapter 10 records the arrival of Teliakovsky as the new director. Championing the new artistic ideas that were flourishing in Moscow, he wanted to bring these to sclerotic St Petersburg where the ... More


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