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Iceland : the First New Society.

Author: Richard F Tomasson
Publisher: Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, 1980.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Iceland, as described by Tomasson, has a fascinating, often contradictory culture," writes Seymour Martin Lipset in his forward to this book, the first sociological account in English of modern Icelandic society and the forces that have shaped it. Richar.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Richard F Tomasson
ISBN: 9780816664719 0816664714
OCLC Number: 476162112
Description: 1 online resource (275 pages)
Contents: Foreword; Preface; Contents; Chapter 1 The First New Society; Chapter 2 Modern Iceland and Its Making; Chapter 3 The Demography of an Isolated People; Chapter 4 Men, Women, and Kinship; Chapter 5 Literacy and Cultural Life; Chapter 6 The Language; Chapter 7 Religion, Literature, and Alcohol; Chapter 8 Values; Notes; Appendix A: The Interview Schedule; Appendix B: The Interview Sample; Bibliography; Index.

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"Iceland, as described by Tomasson, has a fascinating, often contradictory culture," writes Seymour Martin Lipset in his forward to this book, the first sociological account in English of modern Icelandic society and the forces that have shaped it. Richar.

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