Iceland's 1100 Years: The History of a Marginal Society

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C. Hurst, 2000 - Iceland - 418 pages
Iceland is unique among European societies in being founded as late as the Viking age, and in surviving for centuries without any central power after Christianity had introduced writing. This book recounts the history of a society on the margin.

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This is a fairly dry and academic - but nevertheless interesting - history of Iceland from the settlement era through to 2000. Having read about the sagas of the Settlement Era, I wanted something ... Read full review

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