`One of the most remarkable books to emerge from the Northern conflict. I can't recall any other book which gives the reader the same accessibility to the streets of Belfast.' Irish Post
`A thrilling people's history of Belfast's most famous housing estate which will be remembered as one of the classic books to emerge from the Troubles.' Andersonstown News
Ciaran de Baroid was born and educated in Cork. He has worked on community and human rights issues in Ballymurphy over a three-year period. He is the author of Ballymurphy and the Irish War (Pluto Press, 2000).
Foreword by Bernadette McAliskey Glossary Introduction Prologue Part I: Under Siege 1. The Easter Riots 2. Early Days 3. Belfast in Flames 4. Emergency 5. Pursuing the Republic 6. The Battle of Ballymurphy 7. `Is there life before death?' 8. Internment Killings 9. A Peculiar Kind of War 10. The Westrock Massacre 11. Motorman 12. Deadlock Part II: The War Goes On 13. A Test of Wills 14. Counter-Attack 15. `Little Beirut' 16. Britannia Waives the Rules 17. Ceasefire 18. `All You Need is Love' Appendix: The Dead of Ballymurphy