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    DescriptionIncorporating 'The Sinn Fein Rebellion as I saw it', by Mrs Hamilton Norway, first published in 1916, and 'Experiences in War' by Arthur Hamilton Norway, General Secretary, GPO, Easter 1916, published here for the first timeMrs Hamilton Norway's account of the Easter Rising was first published in 1916 and consists of family letters containing 'a faithful record of the Sinn Fain Rebellion as I saw it'. Living in the Royal Hibernian Hotel in Dawson Street, she was especially well-placed to observe events. Arthur Norway, her husband was Secretary of the General Post Office in Ireland -- it was his office, literally, which was occupied and used as the insurgents' headquarters -- and we here publish for the very first time his own reminiscences of the period.Together these accounts provide a vivid and revealing picture of both the official response to events and their impact on the civilian population of Dublin. The narrative also includes the Norways' schoolboy son Nevil, who served with the Red Cross during the Rising. Later he achieved worldwide fame as the novelist Nevil Shute. In his introduction, Professor Keith Jeffery, sets the Norways' accounts in their historical context. He also examines the influence of the Easter Rising on Nevil Shute and identifies the unexpected and surreal legacy which it had in his fiction. The publication of this volume is particularly apt at this time, since 1999 marks the centenary of Nevil Shute's birth.


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    Title
    The Sinn Fein Rebellion as They Saw it
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Mary-Louise Norway, By (author) Arthur Hamilton Norway, Introduction by Keith Jeffery, Edited by Keith Jeffery
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 112
    Width: 137 mm
    Height: 218 mm
    Thickness: 18 mm
    Weight: 249 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780716526643
    ISBN 10: 0716526646
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15500
    BIC E4L: POL
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1DBKN
    BIC subject category V2: HBJD1, HBLW
    B&T Merchandise Category: TXT
    BIC subject category V2: JPWL
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T7.0
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 03
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    Libri: I-HP
    Ingram Subject Code: HP
    BISAC Merchandising Theme: ET090
    Ingram Theme: CULT/IRELND
    B&T General Subject: 431
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 15
    BISAC V2.8: HIS018000
    B&T Approval Code: A15202026
    DC21: 941.50821
    DC22: 941.50821, 941.5082/1
    LC subject heading: , , ,
    LC classification: DA965.N67 A3 1999
    Edition
    New edition
    Edition statement
    New ed of 1916 ed
    Illustrations note
    illustrations, maps, index
    Publisher
    Irish Academic Press Ltd
    Imprint name
    Irish Academic Press Ltd
    Publication date
    08 September 1999
    Publication City/Country
    County Dublin