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Iceland
     

Iceland

by Francis R. McBride (Compiler)
 
The Republic of iceland, situated near the Arctic Circle, comprises one large island and numerous smaller ones. Iceland became independent in 1944 and is a founder-member of the Nordic Council, and a member of NATO and the Council for Europe. Iceland is the most geologically active country in the world, with geysers, volcanoes, hot springs, glaciers, and spectacular

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The Republic of iceland, situated near the Arctic Circle, comprises one large island and numerous smaller ones. Iceland became independent in 1944 and is a founder-member of the Nordic Council, and a member of NATO and the Council for Europe. Iceland is the most geologically active country in the world, with geysers, volcanoes, hot springs, glaciers, and spectacular waterfalls. This descriptive, annotated bibliography provides an updated listing of significant books and articles about Iceland.

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An annotated bibliography of works on Iceland, with sections on geology, tourism, history, old Icelandic and modern literature, food and drink, and customs and folklore. Also contains an introduction to the country's history, and a note on the Icelandic alphabet. This revised edition contains some 700 new entries, covering developments since 1982 when the first edition was published, such as women in politics, the whaling controversy, Iceland's relationship with the EU, and its role in the post-Cold War era. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

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ISBN-13:
9781851092376
Publisher:
ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date:
09/30/1996
Series:
World Bibliographical Series
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
374

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