This book tells the story of how Iceland has influenced world history, from its early settlement to the present day. Author Egill Bjarnason offers a fascinating look at this small island nation’s impact on everything from politics and economics to literature and music.
For who is this book for ?
This book is for anyone interested in Iceland or world history. Bjarnason provides a well-written and engaging overview of Icelandic culture and its influence on the larger world, making it an enjoyable read for both experts and beginners alike.
- Author is a native of Iceland and brings an insider’s perspective to the story
- Offers a comprehensive look at Iceland’s impact on world history
- Includes interesting anecdotes and personal stories
- It is not available in the United States.
- The author’s writing style may be difficult to follow for some readers.
- It is a fairly short book, so it may not offer enough information for some people
Learn more about the author
Egill Bjarnason is a noted Icelandic author and journalist. His work has appeared in numerous publications, including the Reykjavik Grapevine, Iceland Review, and Nordic Business Report.
“This book provides a detailed and well-written history of Iceland from its settlement to the present day. Bjarnason offers insights into how Icelandic culture has interacted with global events, as well as the ways in which Iceland has influenced world culture.”
“This is an excellent book that provides a wealth of information on Iceland and its impact on the world. The author has done extensive research, and the writing is clear and engaging. I highly recommend it to anyone interested in history or Iceland.”
“An interesting and informative read! Bjarnason does a great job of highlighting the ways in which Iceland has shaped world history, from the earliest settlers to modern times. If you’re interested in Icelandic culture or just want to learn more about this fascinating country, then I highly recommend picking up a copy of How Iceland Changed the World.”