Journals Higher Education



Published: 13 May 2004

320 Pages

8.5 x 5.4 inches

ISBN: 9780719061097

Bookseller Code (06)


A history of the Ulster Unionist Party

Protest, pragmatism and pessimism

Graham Walker

Published by Manchester University Press

Manchester Studies in Modern History MUP

  • The first scholarly history of the development of the Ulster Unionist Party from its beginnings in the opposition to Irish Home Rule to the present day
  • Outlines why the Ulster Unionist Party is so central to efforts to reach a settlement of the Northern Ireland Political problem
  • Essential for an understanding of the Ulster Unionist political viewpoint and how it has developed since the late nineteenth century
  • Maps the party's historical journey from the dramatic days of Carson to the current predicaments of Trimble
  • A major work for students and teachers of Irish history

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