Tartan Gangs and Paramilitaries

In the the early 1970s in Belfast, many young members of loyalist youth gangs known as 'Tartans' converged with fledgling paramilitary groups such as the Red Hand Commando, Ulster Volunteer Force, and Young Citizen Volunteers.

Tartan Gangs and Paramilitaries

Tartan Gangs and Paramilitaries

In the the early 1970s in Belfast, many young members of loyalist youth gangs known as 'Tartans' converged with fledgling paramilitary groups such as the Red Hand Commando, Ulster Volunteer Force, and Young Citizen Volunteers.

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Tartan Gangs and Paramilitaries
Language: en
Pages: 230
Authors: Gareth Mulvenna
Categories: Gangs
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016 - Publisher:

In the the early 1970s in Belfast, many young members of loyalist youth gangs known as 'Tartans' converged with fledgling paramilitary groups such as the Red Hand Commando, Ulster Volunteer Force, and Young Citizen Volunteers.
My Life in Loyalism
Language: en
Pages: 294
Authors: Billy Hutchinson, Gareth Mulvenna
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-11-19 - Publisher: Merrion Press

Growing up in the Shankill area of Belfast and living through the sectarian turmoil of the late 1960s, Billy Hutchinson joined the UVF in the early 1970s. In 1974, at the age of just 19, he was sentenced to life in prison, and it was in the cages of Long
The Long Peace Process
Language: en
Pages: 288
Authors: Andrew Sanders
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-09-06 - Publisher:

This book examines the role of the United States of America in the Northern Ireland conflict and peace process. It begins by looking at how US figures engaged with Northern Ireland, as well as the wider issue of Irish partition, in the years before the outbreak of what became known
Politics and Painting
Language: en
Pages: 140
Authors: Bill Rolston
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 1991 - Publisher:

Politics and Painting is a study of wall murals in Northern Ireland. The core argument is that the art of wall mural painting is influenced by the political conflict in Northern Ireland.
Formations of Violence
Language: en
Pages: 319
Authors: Allen Feldman
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 1991-08-13 - Publisher: University of Chicago Press

"A sophisticated and persuasive late-modernist political analysis that consistently draws the reader into the narratives of the author and those of the people of violence in Northern Ireland to whom he talked. . . . Simply put, this book is a feast for the intellect"—Thomas M. Wilson, American Anthropologist "One

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