Journals Higher Education
Important OUP's Response to COVID-19 Learn more



This item is printed to order. Items which are printed to order are normally despatched and charged within 5-10 days.

Published: 16 July 1998

240 Pages | numerous halftones, 2 maps


ISBN: 9780198233800

Also Available As:


Bookseller Code (AQ)

A Place Apart

An Anthropological Study of the Icelandic World

Kirsten Hastrup

Clarendon Press

Oxford Studies in Social and Cultural Anthropology

  • A new work by a major figure in European anthropology.
  • Brings the author's complete historical study of Icelandic society up to the present day.
  • Exemplifies a new theoretical approach to doing anthropology.
  • Combines detailed research with theoretical innovation.