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  • The Vikingsby Julian D. Richards

    Oxford University Press, UK 2005; US$ 9.99

    The Viking reputation is of bloodthirsty seafaring warriors, yet they were also traders, settlers, and farmers, who have been variously perceived as poets, explorers, democrats, and statesmen. Julian Richards uses the latest archaeological evidence to reveal the whole Viking world, and examines their legacy - from medieval sagas to 19th Century nationalism.... more...

  • Lexikon fränkischer Ortsnamenby Wolf-Armin Freiherr von Reitzenstein

    C.H. Beck 2013; US$ 29.00

    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...

  • Norwayby Erin Fouberg; Edward Hogan

    Infobase Publishing 2003; US$ 30.00

    - Information-packed volumes provide comprehensive overviews of each nation's people, geography, history, government, economy, and culture - Abundant full-color illustrations guide the reader on a voyage of discovery - Maps reflect current political boundaries more...

  • World Film Locations: Reykjavíkby Jez Conolly; Caroline Whelan

    Intellect 2012; US$ 24.95

    Though the creative community of Reykjavík, Iceland, has earned a well-deserved reputation for its unique artistic output—most notably the popular music that has emerged from the city since the 1980s—Reykjavík’s filmmakers have received less attention than they merit. more...

  • Skandinavier unterwegs in Europa (1000-1250)by Dominik Waßenhoven

    De Gruyter 2006; US$ 112.00

    Die erhöhte Mobilität im Hochmittelalter leistete einen Beitrag zur Europäisierung Skandinaviens. Der Autor geht der Frage nach, welchen aktiven Anteil die Skandinavier an diesem Integrationsprozess hatten. Dazu wählt er einen prosopographischen Zugriff: Die Sammlung aller in nordeuropäischen und sonstigen Quellen überlieferten Personen, die aus Skandinavien... more...

  • Iceland and European Integrationby Baldur Thorhallsson

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 49.95

    This book explores the relationship between small states and Europe using the case study of Iceland, the only Nordic state not to have applied for EU membership. It explains Iceland's reluctance to participate in European integration. more...

  • Iceland Travel Adventuresby Don Young; Marjorie Young

    Hunter Publishing 2008; US$ 17.99

    Iceland is unique. It has thermal hot springs, fantastic wildlife, glaciers, whales, long fjords, fishing villages, a bustling capital and a vast, unspoiled interior. The people are highly educated, and more books per capita are published here than anywhere else in the world. Reykjavik, the capital, is home to half of the population. While it is the... more...

  • Historical Dictionary of Icelandby Gudmundur Halfdanarson

    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...

  • Icelanders in the Viking Ageby William R. Short

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2010; US$ 35.00

    The Sagas of Icelanders are enduring stories from Viking-Age Iceland filled with love and romance, battles and feuds, tragedy and comedy. Yet these tales are little read today, even by lovers of literature. The culture and history of the people depicted in the Sagas are often unfamiliar to the modern reader, though the audience for whom the tales were... more...

  • Iceland Travel Complete Profileby World Trade Press

    World Trade Press 2010; US$ 14.40

    Whether planning your own trip to Iceland, or planning someone else’s, you’ll be equipped with the all-inclusive travel report—both of our “Travel” and “Points of Interest” reports rolled into one. more...