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The Icelandic Woman

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The Icelandic Woman

The books gives a brief history of Icelandic women and their lifestyle from the days of the settlement to modern times. In lively text and picture the author depict the uniqueness and independence of women who have had to put up with various conditions for centuries on this cold island.

Icelandic women work more on the average then other women in Europe. Still they have more childern, are very long-lived and according to an international survey, live in a country that is a total paradise for women.

The books gives a brief history of Icelandic women and describes their lifestyle from the days of the settlement to modern times. In lively text and picture where moments of daily life are captured, the author depict the uniqueness and independence of women who have had to put up with various conditions for centuries on this cold island.

This is the fifth book that journalist Snæfríður Ingadóttir and photographer Þorvaldur Örn Kristmundsson have done together. The previous books include a series on unusual exciting things in Iceland under the theme 50 crazy things in Iceland.