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Sous les pavés … The Troubles

Northern Ireland, France and the European Collective Memory of 1968


Chris Reynolds

Recent studies on the impact of 1968 have focussed on transnational perspectives. The scope and nature of the rebellions go far beyond the stereotypical frameworks that have dominated traditional representations. As the diversity of this ‘year’ of revolt gains greater currency, the case of 1968 has emerged as a critical lens through which to examine the question of transnational collective memories. This book addresses the dominance of the French mai 68 in the way the events are remembered at a European level. Through a comparison with the French events, this study explores how the memory of Northern Ireland’s 1968 has been marginalised and argues a case for its inclusion on the list of countries that make up this Europe-wide period of revolt.
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Adams, Gerry 198

Ahern, Bertie 188

Aksu, Eşref 122-3

Algerian war: impact on 1968 events 19-21, 25

Ali, Tariq 144, 176-7, 183n140

Althusser, Louis 24, 25

Antifascism: students: France 19, 20, 28

Apprentice Boys’ march: 1969: Derry 167

Armagh: civil rights march (30 November 1968) 68-9, 103

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