roots of conflict, routes to peace
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DESCRIPTION:This teaching pack for KS4 and A level history provides a clear summary of the history of Northern Ireland from 1150 to 1999
It is packed with classroom exercises based on the text which help to structure knowledge of the subject and reinforce and develop historical skills.

It contains:
Definitions of over 70 key words and phrases commonly found in history texts of Northern Ireland.

Seven inspiring and engaging personal stories of how internationally known peace activists and ordinary young people across the divide in Belfast have responded to 'The Troubles'.

Extracts from key texts, such as The Good Friday Agreement

Additional activities which help students explore the processes of conflict and conflict resolution.

REVIEW: 'An admirably/ lucid fair-minded and well-informed classroom resource which guides senior pupils skilfully through the complex labyrinth of Northern Ireland's past and present.'
Dr Jonathan Bardon, chair of the Northern Ireland Community Relations Council and author of A History of Ulster.

'A useful and interesting collection of reflections on the Troubles here and elsewhere.'
Colm M Cavanagh, chairperson, Northern Ireland Council for Integrated Education, 1995 to1997

'I have the greatest respect for the work of the National Peace Council. Once again they have produced a balanced and timely publication that can help bridge the information gap at this important stage in one's education ' From the Foreword by Professor Mari Fitzduff, Director of the Initiative for Conflict Resolution and Ethnicity at the University of Ulster and author of Community Conflict Skills