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Published: 31 March 2014

240 Pages

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780719059032

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The Politics of Constitutional Nationalism in Northern Ireland, 1932-1970

Between Grievance and Reconciliation

By (author) Christopher Norton

Published by Manchester University Press

  • Based on a vast array of primary sources
  • Offers a new and original analysis of the history of constitutional nationalism before the Troubles
  • Outlines both the possibilities and challenges that constitutional politics faced in a conflicted and divided society
  • Points to the development of more liberal tendencies within nationalism that moved beyond anti-partitionism to embrace a more consensual politics and a more accommodating attitude towards Unionism
  • The first book on constitutional nationalism to be written in over a decade

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