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100 1  Jakobsson, Sverrir 
245 10 Studia Imagologica :|bImages of the North - Histories - 
       Identities - Ideas 
264  1 Amsterdam :|bBRILL,|c2009 
264  4 |c©2009 
300    1 online resource (292 pages) 
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490 1  Studia Imagologica Ser. ;|vv.14 
505 0  Intro -- Images of the North: Histories - Identities - 
       Ideas -- CONTENTS -- Acknowledgements -- List of Figures 
       and Tables -- Notes on Contributors -- Foreword -- Images 
       of the North: Address by the President of Iceland -- The 
       Theory of Climate and the North in Anglophone Literatures 
       -- Canada and its Images of North -- Food and the North-
       Icelandic Identity in 13th century Iceland and Norway -- 
       People and Place in the Far North: A Vision of Life, 
       Community and Change -- Of Whales and Men: Images of 
       Iceland and the North Atlantic in Contemporary Whaling 
       Politics -- Images of Thule: Maps and Metaphors in Polar 
       Exploration -- Geared for the Sublime: Mobile Images of 
       the North -- From Hell to Homeland: Eggert Ólafsson's 
       Reise igiennem Island and the Construction of Icelandic 
       Identity -- The Natural Resource Industry Visual Impact 
       Paradox: A Perspective on Alaskan Imagery and Art -- 
       Icelandic National Images in the 19th and 20th Centuries -
       - Images of the North from a Distance -- Inuit Symbols and
       Canadian Nationhood in the Imagined North -- Alaska's 
       Eternal Frontier: Rural Masculinity and Landscape 
       Nostalgia -- Cultivating Culture? Images of Iceland, 
       Globalization and Multicultural Society -- The Use of 
       Images in Aniconic Societies: Occultism, Protestantism and
       Imagination in Iceland -- Perfomances of Scale: Visual 
       Culture and Site-Specific Art in the Trans-Alaska Pipeline
       Era -- The Wild Wild North: The Narrative Cultures of 
       Image Construction in Media and Everyday Life -- Welcome 
       to Anaktuvuk Pass! -- Remote, Rough and Romantic: 
       Contemporary Images of Iceland in Visual, Oral and Textual
       Narrations -- Index 
520    This interdisciplinary volume seeks to examine and explore
       the various issues surrounding image construction, 
       identity making and representations of the North, as well 
       as the interconnectedness between those issues. The aim is
       to elucidate the multiple aspects of the idea of the North,
       both as a mythological space and a discursive system 
       created and shaped by cultures outside the North as well 
       as from within.The objective of the research project 
       Iceland and Images of the North is to elucidate several 
       aspects of images of the North and to explore their 
       functions in the present, focusing especially on Iceland. 
       What effect have Iceland and its people had on images of 
       the North, and how do those images influence the 
       Icelanders and other nations? The project will be a 
       cooperative, interdisciplinary undertaking by researchers 
       in the humanities and social sciences 
588    Description based on publisher supplied metadata and other
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590    Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest 
       Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access 
       may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated 
       libraries 
650  0 National characteristics -- History.;Arctic regions -- 
       History.;Arctic regions -- In literature.;Arctic regions -
       - Social life and customs 
655  4 Electronic books 
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