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- Scarecrow Press 2010; US$ 33.99
The A to Z of Iceland traces Iceland's history and provides a compass for the direction the country is heading. This is done through its chronology, introductory essays, appendixes, map, bibliography, and hundreds of cross-referenced dictionary entries on important persons, places, events, and institutions and significant political, economic, social,... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 125.00
Can a distinct national foreign policy still be identified for small EU member states, and what accounts for the balance between national and EU foreign policy? Henrik Larsen develops an analytical framework for analyzing these questions and offers solutions through an empirical examination of the foreign policy of a small EU member state in the context... more...
- University of Iowa Press 1995; US$ 31.95
The Anthropology of Iceland presents the first perspectives on Icelandic anthropology from both Icelandic and foreign anthropologists. The thirteen essays in this volume are divided into four themes: ideology and action; kinship and gender; culture, class, and ethnicity; and the Commonwealth period of circa 930 to 1220, which saw the... 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...
- Helion & Company 2006; US$ 25.00
This book chronicles the final conflict over the now almost forgotten Schleswig-Holstein Question, once a pivotal issue for the great powers of Europe. The campaign of Schleswig and Jutland was also the first of Otto von Bismarcks Wars of German Unification, which together created a united German Empire under Prussian leadership.... more...
- Helion & Company 2011; US$ 19.99
The war of 1864 between Austria and Prussia on the one side and Denmark on the other was short but important for European history. The two Germanic great powers combined to force a much weaker but intransigent Denmark to cede its two provinces of Schleswig and Holstein, which freed German territory from foreign rule, but the war also marked the end... 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...
- The History Press 2011; US$ 29.15
One of the greatest medieval warriors Harald Sigurdsson, nicknamed Hardrada (Harold the Ruthless or hard ruler) fell in battle in an attempt to snatch the crown of England. The spectacular and heroic career which ended at Stamford Bridge in Yorkshire on 25 September 1066 had taken Harald from Norway to Russia and Constantinople and saw him gain a... more...
- Scarecrow Press 2008; US$ 109.99
The second edition of the Historical Dictionary of Iceland traces Iceland's history and provides a compass for the direction the country is heading. This is done through its chronology, introductory essays, appendixes, map, bibliography, and hundreds of cross-referenced dictionary entries on important persons, places, events, and institutions and significant... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 1980; US$ 67.50
Iceland, as described by Tomasson, has a fascinating, often contradictory culture, writes Seymour Martin Lipset in his forward to this book, the first sociological account in English of modern Icelandic society and the forces that have shaped it. Richar more...