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Iceland Imagined: Nature, Culture, and Storytelling in the North Atlantic (Weyerhaeuser Environmental Books)

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This cultural and environmental history sweeps across the dramatic North Atlantic landscape, exploring its unusual geography, saga narratives, language, culture, and politics, and analyzing its emergence as a distinctive and symbolic part of Europe.

Karen Oslund is assistant professor of world history at Towson University in Maryland.

"One should read this book for its history of ideas and perceptions and its grasp of the tensions that exist and have existed at cultural frontiers." -Geographical Review

"Sure to be of interest to those studying Iceland and the North Atlantic's culture and environmental history and those interested in the European understanding of that region." -Choice

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ISBN:
9780295992938
Subtitle:
Nature, Culture, and Storytelling in the North Atlantic
Author:
Oslund, Karen
Author:
Oslund Karen
Publisher:
University of Washington Press
Subject:
Scandinavia
Subject:
Environmental History
Subject:
Scandinavian Studies
Subject:
World History-Scandinavia
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Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Weyerhaeuser Environmental Books
Publication Date:
20130301
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Pages:
280
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in

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History and Social Science » Europe » Northwest Europe » Scandinavia
Science and Mathematics » Environmental Studies » Environment
Science and Mathematics » Nature Studies » General

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