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- Herder Verlag 2011; US$ 9.53
»Ich sehe nur noch blau-weiß-rot. In jedem Fenster, in jedem Garten flattert die isländische Flagge: rotes Kreuz mit weißem Rand auf blauem Grund. Kinderwagen sind mit Fähnchen geschmückt. Backen sind mit den isländischen Farben bemalt. ?Til hamingju Ísland! Herzlichen Glückwunsch Island?, begrüßt mich Sóley vor dem Café Paris am Austurvöllur.« Hinreißend... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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$ 10.21
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 how... more...
- 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...
- Hunter Publishing 2013; US$ 9.99
Where in the world can you find fantastic scenery that includes 3,100 miles of gorgeous coastline, a host of lakes and rivers, geysers, numerous waterfalls, roughly 100 volcanoes, and the largest glacier in all of Europe? Where could you find a country that enjoys some of the purest water and cleanest air in all the world? A country that features unparalleled... 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...
- BWV Berliner Wissenschafts-Verlag 2010; US$ 38.23
Hauptbeschreibung Als sich Island zu Beginn des 20. Jahrhunderts von Dänemark löste und sich gleichzeitig tief greifende Modernisierungsprozesse vollzogen, intensivierte sich der Diskurs über eine isländische nationale Identität. Auch die Gründung von Reisevereinen wurde in diesem nationalen Kontext gedeutet. So nahmen die Akteure den Gründungsmythos... more...