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  • Performing Nordic Heritageby Peter Aronsson; Lizette Gradén

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 119.95

    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...

  • The Political Economy of Joining the European Unionby Magnus Bjarnason

    Amsterdam University Press 2010; US$ 50.00

    Deze dissertatie onderzoekt de effecten van een volwaardig EU-lidmaatschap voor de politieke economie van IJsland. Het biedt tevens een overzicht van de EU, EER en de Europese Vrijhandelsassociatie (EVA) en een grondige analyse van de EMU en het vissers- en landbouwbeleid. Bovendien biedt dit proefschrift een blik op de voor- en nadelen van een EU-lidmaatschap.... more...

  • Treasured Memoriesby Mats Burstrom

    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...

  • 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...

  • Borders Of Belongingby Mads Daugbjerg

    Berghahn Books 2014; US$ 29.95

    In an era cross-cut with various agendas and expressions of national belonging and global awareness, ?the nation? as a collective reference point and experienced entity stands at the center of complex identity struggles. This book explores how such struggles unfold in practice at a highly symbolic battlefield site in the Danish/German borderland.... more...

  • The Anthropology of Icelandby E. Paul Durrenberger; Gisli Palsson

    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...

  • BISMARCK'S FIRST WARby Michael Embree

    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 Bismarck’s Wars of German Unification, which together created a united German Empire under Prussian leadership.... 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...

  • Iceland: Ex Post Evaluation of Exceptional Access Under the 2008 Stand-by Arrangementby International Monetary Fund

    International Monetary Fund 2012; US$ 9.00

    In recent years, the IMF has released a growing number of reports and other documents covering economic and financial developments and trends in member countries. 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...