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- C.H. Beck 2013; US$ 28.54
Hauptbeschreibung Ortsnamen sind lebendige Zeugnisse unserer Geschichte. Dieses Lexikon verfolgt nach einer ausführlichen Anleitung zur Benutzung in mehr als 1000 Artikeln die Entwicklung von Siedlungsnamen und Gewässernamen in Oberfranken, Mittelfranken und Unterfranken von der frühesten Nennung bis zur heutigen Schreibform. Und wenn die mundartliche... more...
- Counterpoint 2013; US$ 17.95
Sarah Moss had a childhood dream of moving to Iceland, sustained by a wild summer there when she was nineteen. In 2009, she saw an advertisement for a job at the University of Iceland and applied on a whim, despite having two young children and a comfortable life in Kent. The resulting adventure was shaped by Iceland?s economic collapse, which halved... more...
- Springer 2013; US$ 99.00
? ?In Scandinavian Colonialism and the Rise of Modernity: Small Time Agents in a Global Arena, archaeologists, anthropologists, and historians present case studies that focus on the scope and impact of Scandinavian colonial expansion in the North, Africa,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 41.95
Why has Iceland not sought membership of the European Union? This unique volume uses the case study of Iceland - the only Nordic state to have never applied for EU membership - to explore the complex attitudes of small states to European intergration and provide a new theoretical approach for understanding such relationships. The contributors explain... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 124.95
The performance of heritage takes place in prestigious institutions such as museums and archives, in officially sanctioned spaces such as jubilees and public monuments, but also in more mundane, ephemeral and banal cultural practices, such as naming of phenomena, viewing exhibitions or walking in the countryside. This volume examines the performance... more...
- Boydell & Brewer 2012; US$ 99.00
This book reveals the inadequacy of many previous discussions of English economic life, which have ignored or dismissed the influence of cultural factors. Waddell argues that certain fundamental beliefs remained the frame through which people viewed food marketing, labour relations, land use, poor relief, and many other 'earthly' concerns. more...
- Jonathan Ball Publishers 2012; US$ 18.96
South Africa?s best-known adventurer Riaan Manser takes on his toughest ? and coldest - challenge ever, to kayak around Iceland accompanied by Dan Skinstad, who suffers from mild cerebral palsy. Confronted by icy seas, raging winter storms and logistical nightmares, the two adventurers overcome daunting obstacles, including coming to terms with... more...
- DK Publishing 2012; US$ 14.00
Drawing on the same standards of accuracy as the acclaimed DK Eyewitness Travel Guides, DK Top 10 Iceland uses exciting colorful photography and excellent cartography to provide a reliable and useful travel. Dozens of Top 10 lists provide vital information on each destination, as well as insider tips, from avoiding the crowds to finding out the freebies,... more...
- Nordic Academic Press 2012; US$ 31.99
In the autumn of 1944, around 70,000 people fled Estonia in the face of the Red Army's advance; most of them believed the Soviet occupation would be short-lived and they would soon be able to return home. A comprehensive study of a common yet neglected phenomenon, this book tells the stories of the hoards of valuable belongings hidden by these Estonian... more...
- Intellect 2012; US$ 24.95
Though the creative community of Reykjavík, Iceland, has earned a well-deserved reputation for its unique artistic outputmost notably the popular music that has emerged from the city since the 1980sReykjavíks filmmakers have received less attention than they merit. more...