Iceland: A postimperial sovereignty project

@article{Bergmann2014IcelandAP,
  title={Iceland: A postimperial sovereignty project},
  author={E. Bergmann},
  journal={Cooperation and Conflict},
  year={2014},
  volume={49},
  pages={33 - 54}
}
  • E. Bergmann
  • Published 2014
  • Political Science
  • Cooperation and Conflict
The historical links with imperial Denmark still have an impact on Iceland’s foreign policy and its approach to Europe in particular. This article examines the triangular relationship between Iceland, its former colonizers (Norway and Denmark) and the European Union (EU). Iceland’s political identity was carved out in the course of its independence struggle from Denmark (1830–1944), based on a fundamental belief in its formal sovereignty, which still dictates Icelandic foreign relations to a… Expand
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