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The political economy of the Provos: Inside the finances of the Provisional IRA—A Revision

Abstract:

Few academically rigorous accounts exist of the financial activities that sustained the rise of the Provisional Irish Republican Army (PIRA) during the Northern Ireland Troubles. Through a sustained methodology this study seeks to challenge some popular preconceptions and address omissions in the limited historical record. The article explores the organization's evolving financial sophistication by analyzing PIRA's acquisition of capital rather than its arms dealings. Using a new quantitative...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Pathology Dunn School
Department:
Lincoln College
Role:
Author
Publisher:
Taylor and Francis Publisher's website
Journal:
Studies in Conflict and Terrorism Journal website
Volume:
41
Issue:
3
Pages:
213-240
Publication date:
2017-01-17
Acceptance date:
2016-12-26
DOI:
EISSN:
1521-0731
ISSN:
1057-610X
Pubs id:
pubs:686542
URN:
uri:b3625336-20ea-4916-b530-42303a20812d
UUID:
uuid:b3625336-20ea-4916-b530-42303a20812d
Local pid:
pubs:686542

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