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Sinn Féin, ‘political wing’ of the IRA, 1948–70

Agnès Maillot

in In the Shadow of History: Sinn Féin 1926-70

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719084898
eISBN:
9781526103918
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719084898.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

The party that emerged after the Second World War was a spent force, one which the IRA nevertheless decided to reinvigorate after various unsuccessful attempts at setting up political organisations. ... More


Infantry Rearmament, Training, and Operations

Xiaobing Li

in Building Ho's Army: Chinese Military Assistance to North Vietnam

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780813177946
eISBN:
9780813177953
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813177946.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Chapter 3 looks into how the PLA established and trained the first three regular divisions, the 304th, 308th, and 312th Divisions, for the Viet Minh in China in 1950. The PLA also opened two officer ... More


The Movement Divides: The 1960s

Andrew Sanders

in Inside the IRA: Dissident Republicans and the War for Legitimacy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748641123
eISBN:
9780748652907
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748641123.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

Beginning in the decade in the midst of the ultimately futile Border Campaign, the Irish republican movement found itself irrevocably divided before the 1960s ended. The pragmatic and the principled ... More


The Troubles and censorship

Mark O'Brien

in The Fourth Estate: Journalism in Twentieth-Century Ireland

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780719096136
eISBN:
9781526121004
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096136.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter examines the fraught relationship that emerged between journalists and government and amongst journalists themselves during the 1970s. As the Northern Troubles escalated the dangers for ... More


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