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How Iceland changed the world : the big history of a small island / Egill Bjarnason.

Egill Bjarnason, (author.).

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Salem Free Public Library 949.12 EGI (Text to phone) 33640143780686 Adult New Nonfiction Checked out 10/22/2021

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General Note:
Includes index.
Formatted Contents Note:
The discovery of the west -- The medieval legacy -- Iceland triggers a climate crisis -- Nationalism -- World War II -- The birth of Israel -- The moon landing -- The Cold War -- Gender equality.
Summary, etc.:
Provides a tour of the history of Iceland, from the time a Viking captain ran aground there 1,200 years ago to the pivotal role it played during the French Revolution, the moon landing, and the foundation of Israel.
Subject: Iceland > History.
Iceland > Civilization.

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