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Against Ulster nationalism a review of Northern Ireland politics in the aftermath of the 1974 UWC general strike, with insights into the development of the Catholic and Protestant communities, their interaction, and their relation to Britain, in reply to Tom Nairn and others by Brendan Clifford

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Published by Athol Books in Belfast .
Written in English



  • Northern Ireland,
  • Northern Ireland.


  • Nationalism -- Northern Ireland.,
  • Northern Ireland -- Politics and government -- 1969-1994.

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Edition Notes

Statementby Brendan Clifford.
ContributionsBritish and Irish Communist Organisation.
LC ClassificationsDA990.U46 C564 1992
The Physical Object
Pagination88 p. ;
Number of Pages88
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1193609M
ISBN 100850340616
LC Control Number94185227

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