Drawing Support 2: Murals of War and Peace

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    Editor(s): Bill Rolston

    Publisher: Beyond the Pale

    Year: 1998

    Format: Paperback

    Size: 72 pages

    ISBN: 9780951422977


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This is the second of four world-renowned Drawing Support books (see the other three here, here, and here) by sociologist Professor Bill Rolston, first published in 1998. Each of the books is an important and unique historical record of imagery relating to conflict and peace.

How can the political wall murals in the North of Ireland cope with the peace process and ceasefires? This second volume of unique photographs charts the changes in loyalist and republican mural painting between 1992 and 1995 and casts a tentative glance towards the future.

Table of Contents

Introductory essay: The story so far; the story continues - loyalist murals; republican murals in the 1990s; 25 years on - the peace process; ceasefire; murals - the future.

Loyalists: King Billy; flags; Red Hand of Ulster; military; memorials; prisoners; historical; humorous.

Republicans: Military; prisoners; repression/resistance; elections; international; peace process.

Ceasefire: The Future?

Book Details

Editor: Bill Rolston
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780951422977
Size: 72 pages
Publisher: Beyond the Pale
Year: 1998

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