New PDF release: Sunningdale, the Ulster Workers' Council Strike and the

By David McCann,Cillian McGrattan

The 'Sunningdale scan' of 1973-4 witnessed the 1st try to identify peace in Northern eire via power-sharing. despite the fact that, its provisions, quite the cross-border 'Council of Ireland', proved to be a step too some distance. The test floundered amid ongoing paramilitary-led violence, ultimately collapsing in may possibly 1974 end result of the Ulster employees' Council strike.

Drawing on new scholarship from many of the best political historians engaged on the interval, this e-book offers a chain of reflections on how key protagonists struggled with notions of power-sharing and the 'Irish dimension', and the way these struggles inhibited a deepening of democracy and the finishing of violence for therefore long.

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