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Title: Northern Ireland: A Divided Community 1921-1972. Cabinet Papers of the Stormont Administration from the Public Record Office of Northern Ireland


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Northern Ireland A Divided Community 1921-1972.
Cabinet Papers of the Stormont
Administrationfrom the Public Record Office of
Northern Ireland
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Context 'Cabinet Conclusion' (CAB4) files from
all the debates and transactions for the entire
duration of the Stormont administration, the
devolved government of Northern Ireland,
1921-1972. These documents are key to any study
of the turbulent history of Britain and Ireland
over much of the 20th Century.
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  • Content
  • Northern Ireland A Divided Community, 1921-1972
    makes available to researchers the working
    details of every aspect of local administration
    in peace and war, as well as covering the
    re-emergence of the civil strife that was to last
    for more than thirty years.
  • Themes
  • Policing
  • Arms and explosives
  • Social needs
  • Prevention of incitement to religious hatred
  • Army occupation of factories
  • Routing of Orange Day parades
  • Dock strikes
  • Law and order and rioting
  • The roles of the Ulster Defense Force and the
    Royal Ulster Constabulary

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A key resource for Irish History Irish
Studies British History Conflict Studies Peace
Studies Politics Religious Studies "a
terrific resource for scholars working on modern
Irish history. There is a growing interest
in scholarly analysis of this period, reflected
in books and university courses"
Professor Roy Foster, Professor of Irish History,
University of Oxford
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  • General Editors
  • Dr Senia Paseta, St Hugh's College, Oxford Dr
    Marc Mulholland, St Catherine's College, Oxford
  • Thematic essays with links through to files in
    the archive
  • Introduction, Dr. Grace McGrath, Education,
    Learning and Outreach Officer, Public
  • Record Office of Northern Ireland
  • The Foundation of the State of Ulster, Dr Paseta
  • Northern Ireland and the Second World War, Dr
    Paseta
  • Sectarianism in Northern Ireland, Dr Mulholland
  • The IRA, Dr Mulholland
  • Civil Rights, Dr Mulholland
  • The End of Stormont and imposition of direct rule
    in 1972, Dr Mulholland

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Basic Search
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Northern Ireland A Divided Community
1921-1972Cabinet Papers of the Stormont
Administration
  • A pioneering Thomson Gale Digital Research
    Collection,
  • created in partnership with the Public Record
    Office of Northern Ireland

The Cabinet Conclusion (CAB4) files
containing all the debates and transactions for
the entire duration of the Stormont
administration, the devolved government of
Northern Ireland, 1921-1972.
An online, fully searchable full text and image
resource for historical research
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Introduction and essays
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  • thematic essays
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  • Civil rights
  • Sectarianism
  • the IRA
  • World War Two

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Resources
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  • Photographic Gallery
  • Links to other selected Northern Ireland
    resources

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