The History of Iceland, 1st Edition

  • Guoni Thorlacius Johannesson
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  • ISBN-10: 0313376212
  • ISBN-13: 9780313376214
  • DDC: 949.12
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 192 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2012 | Published/Released March 2013
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2012

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Based upon the most recent research, this thought-provoking, up-to-date survey of the history of Iceland provides unique insight into the challenges facing a small nation in a globalized world.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Advisory Board.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Series Foreword.
Timeline of Historical Events.
1: Norse Iceland: Discovery, Settlement, and Vengeance (874–999).
2: Catholic Iceland: Consolidation, Conflict, and Flux (999–1550).
3: Danish Iceland: State, Cold, and Stagnation (1550–1786).
4: Iceland Emerging: Optimism, Confidence, and Old Meets New (1786–1902).
5: Iceland on Its Own: Progress, Class, and Fragility (1902–1940).
6: American Iceland: Internationalization, Welfare, and Love (1940–1994).
7: European Iceland: Integration, Excess, and Collapse (1994–2012).
Notable People in the History of Iceland.
Bibliographic Essay.
About the Author.
Other Backmatter.