Irish America and the Northern Irish civil rights movement

  • Melissa Baird

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy

Abstract

This thesis explores the relationship between Irish America and the Northern Irish civil rights movement from the mid-1960s to 1971. Using oral history interviews, government documents, newspapers, personal correspondence, and published material from groups in the United Kingdom, Ireland, and the United States, this study examines the Irish American response to the civil rights movement over time.

Thesis is embargoed until 31 July 2028.
Date of AwardJul 2023
Original languageEnglish
Awarding Institution
  • Queen's University Belfast
SponsorsNorthern Ireland Department for the Economy
SupervisorMarie Coleman (Supervisor) & Keira Williams (Supervisor)

Keywords

  • Irish America
  • Northern Ireland
  • civil rights
  • history
  • politics
  • government

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