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Island of anthropology : studies in past and present Iceland /

Kirsten Hastrup.

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Main Author: Hastrup, Kirsten.
Published: [Odense] : Odense University Press, 1990.
Series: Viking collection ; v. 5.
Topics: Ethnology - Iceland. | Ethnologie - Islande. | Sociale structuur. | Etnografie. | Geschichte | Landeskunde | Quelle | Volkskunde | Ethnologie - Islande. | Aufsatzsammlung
Regions: Iceland - Civilization. | Iceland - Social life and customs. | Iceland. | Island
Genres: Aufsatzsammlung.
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Cosmology and society in medieval Iceland: a social anthropological perspective on world-view -- Kinship in medieval Iceland --Classification and demography in medieval Iceland -- Establishing an ethnicity: the emergence of the Icelanders in the early Middle Ages -- Defining a society: the Icelandic Freestate between two worlds -- Creating a nation: nationalist trends in 18th and 19th century Iceland --Finding oneself in history: the cultural construction of Icelandic identity -- Text and context: continuity and change in medieval Icelandic history as 'said' and 'laid down.'
(cont.) Tracing tradition: an anthropological perspective on Grettis saga √Āsmundarsonar -- Literacy and morality: cultural deconstruction in Iceland 1400-1800 -- Tristes entropiques: Christianity and social disorder in Iceland -- The meaning of migration: Icelandic migratory patterns in historical perspective -- Witchcraft in 17th century Iceland -- Fieldwork among friends: ethnographic exchange within the Northern civilization -- Male and female in Icelandic culture: a preliminary sketch -- The challenge of the unreal or how anthropology comes to terms with life -- Studying a remote island: inside and outside Icelandic culture.
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