This chapter discusses the development and conversion of the Provisional ideology from militant revolutionaries into constitutional nationalists in the history of the Northern Ireland conflict with the United Kingdom. Some influences that helped shape Provisional ideology are mentioned, including how the ruling British state managed and helped the said transformation in the Sinn Féin peace process strategy. The parts of this book and how it is divided into the themes focusing on community and the ideological origins of Sinn Féin are discussed. This introductory part also discusses the aim of the book towards the structures of power and ideologies in the post-conflict society of Northern Ireland.
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