Internment - A Selected Reading List
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This section contains a draft list of some of the most relevant works on the subject of Internment in Northern Ireland, 1971-1975. The reader should also consult the CAIN bibliography for other references to this event and for the full citations to the following items.
Adams, Gerry. (1990), Cage Eleven. Dingle: Brandon Books.
Brady, Brian., Faul, Denis., and Murray, Raymond. (1975), Internment, 1971-1975. Dungannon: The Authors.
Faul, Denis., and Murray, Raymond. (1974), Long Kesh: The Iniquity of Internment, August 9th 1971 - August 9th 1974. Dungannon: The Authors.
Great Britain. Parliament. (1971) Report of the Enquiry into Allegations Against the Security Forces of Physical Brutality in Northern Ireland Arising out of Events on 9 August 1971. [Compton Report]
Kennally, Danny., and Preston, Eric. (1973), Belfast, August 1971: A Case to be Answered. London: Independent Labour Party.
McGuffin, John. (1973), Internment. Tralee: Anvil Books.
McGuffin, John. (1974), The Guineapigs. London: Penguin Books.
O Tuathail, Seamus. (1972), They Came in the Morning: Internment, Monday August 09, 1971: Torture and Brutality in the North. Dublin: Sinn Féin (Official) [PDF File; 166KB]
General Reference TextsBardon, Jonathan. (1992) A History of Ulster. Belfast: Blackstaff Press.
Bew, Paul., and Gillespie, Gordon. (1999) Northern Ireland: A Chronology of the Troubles 1968-1999. Dublin: Gill and Macmillan.
Coogan, Tim Pat. (1995) The Troubles: Ireland's Ordeal 1966-1996 and the Search for Peace. London: Hutchinson.
Elliott, Sydney., and Flakes, W.D. (1999) Northern Ireland: A Political Directory 1968-1999 Belfast: Blackstaff Press.
McKittrick, David. (2000) Making Sense of the Troubles. Belfast: Blackstaff Press.
McKittrick, David., Kelters, Seamus., Feeney, Brian., and Thornton, Chris. (1999) Lost Lives: The stories of the men, women and children who died as a result of the Northern Ireland troubles. Edinburgh: Mainstream Publishing.
Sutton, Malcolm. (1994) An Index of Deaths from the Conflict in Ireland 1969-1993. Belfast: Beyond the Pale. [See also the revised and updated Sutton Index of Deaths.]
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