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The Politics of Memoir and the Northern Ireland Conflict

Stephen Hopkins

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781846319426
eISBN:
9781781381076
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846319426.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This book examines memoir-writing by many of the key political actors in the Northern Irish ‘Troubles’ (1969–1998), and argues that memoir has been a neglected dimension of the study of the legacies ... More


The memoir writing of the Wilson and Callaghan governments: the Labour Party and constitutional policy in Northern Ireland

Stephen Hopkins

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/9780719096310.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The purpose of this chapter is to analyse the memoir-writing of senior Labour Party (LP) politicians who were closely engaged in developing and implementing government policy towards Northern Ireland ... More


‘The truth, the whole truth…’: some British political and military memoirs of the Troubles

John Newsinger

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/9780719096310.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

There is a huge body of memoir literature relating to the ‘Troubles’. This chapter looks at two bodies of British memoirs: first the military memoir and second, the political memoir. It looks at ... More


Representing Autism: Culture, Narrative, Fascination

Stuart Murray

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846310911
eISBN:
9781846314667
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846314667
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

From concerns of an ‘autism epidemic’ to the MMR vaccine crisis, autism is a source of peculiar fascination in the contemporary media. Discussion of the condition has been largely framed within ... More


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