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The Resource Iceland imagined : nature, culture, and storytelling in the North Atlantic, Karen Oslund ; foreword by William Cronon

Iceland imagined : nature, culture, and storytelling in the North Atlantic, Karen Oslund ; foreword by William Cronon

Label
Iceland imagined : nature, culture, and storytelling in the North Atlantic
Title
Iceland imagined
Title remainder
nature, culture, and storytelling in the North Atlantic
Statement of responsibility
Karen Oslund ; foreword by William Cronon
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Oslund, Karen
Dewey number
949.12
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
GF645.I25
LC item number
O75 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Weyerhaeuser environmental books
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Human ecology
  • Natural history
  • Ethnology
  • Folklore
  • Iceland
  • Iceland
Label
Iceland imagined : nature, culture, and storytelling in the North Atlantic, Karen Oslund ; foreword by William Cronon
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: imagining Iceland, narrating the North -- Icelandic landscapes -- Natural histories and national histories -- Nordic by nature -- Classifying and controlling Flora and Fauna in Iceland -- Mastering the world's edges -- Technology, tools, and material culture in the North Atlantic -- Translating and converting -- Language and religion in Greenland -- Reading backward -- Language and the sagas in the Faroe Islands -- Epilogue: whales and men -- Contested scientific ethics and cultural politics in the North Atlantic
Control code
657223803
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xvi, 260 pages
Isbn
9780295990835
Isbn Type
(hardback : alk. paper)
Lccn
2010033491
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)657223803
Label
Iceland imagined : nature, culture, and storytelling in the North Atlantic, Karen Oslund ; foreword by William Cronon
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: imagining Iceland, narrating the North -- Icelandic landscapes -- Natural histories and national histories -- Nordic by nature -- Classifying and controlling Flora and Fauna in Iceland -- Mastering the world's edges -- Technology, tools, and material culture in the North Atlantic -- Translating and converting -- Language and religion in Greenland -- Reading backward -- Language and the sagas in the Faroe Islands -- Epilogue: whales and men -- Contested scientific ethics and cultural politics in the North Atlantic
Control code
657223803
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xvi, 260 pages
Isbn
9780295990835
Isbn Type
(hardback : alk. paper)
Lccn
2010033491
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)657223803

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