Key Events - Civil Rights Campaign (1964-1972)
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The information on the Civil Rights Campaign (1964 to 1972) is divided into a number of subsections; the headings of these subsections are listed below.
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This photograph of a civil rights demonstration in Derry
is from the book 'We Shall Overcome'.
Selected reading list
Devlin, Bernadette. (1969), The Price of My Soul. London: Pan Books Ltd.
McCann, Eamonn. (1993) War and an Irish Town. (3rd ed.) London: Pluto Press.
McCluskey, Conn. (1989). Up off their Knees: A Commentary on the Civil Rights Movement in Northern Ireland. Galway: Conn McCluskey and Associates. ...  - [Book]
Northern Ireland Civil Rights Association (NICRA). (1978) "We Shall Overcome" .... The History of the Struggle for Civil Rights in Northern Ireland 1968-1978. Belfast: Northern Ireland Civil Rights Association (NICRA).
Ó Dochartaigh, Fionnbarra. (1994) 'The Homeless Revolt', Chapter 3 (pp.39-74) in, Ulster's White Negroes: from civil rights to insurrection. Edinburgh: AK Press.
Purdie, Bob. (1990). 'Politics in the Streets: The origins of the civil rights movement in Northern Ireland'. Belfast: Blackstaff Press.
Stetler, Russell. (1970) The Battle of Bogside: the politics of violence in Northern Ireland. London: Sheed and Ward.
Calendar of Newspaper Articles dealing with Civil Rights issues, 1 June 1968 - 9 December 1968 compiled by Alan Scott
Details of source material
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