Plague and landscape resilience in premodern Iceland.

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In debates on societal collapse, Iceland occupies a position of precarious survival, defined by not becoming extinct, like Norse Greenland, but having endured, sometimes by the narrowest of margins. Classic decline narratives for late medieval to early modern Iceland stress compounding adversities, where climate, trade, political domination, unsustainable… (More)
DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1113937109

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@article{Streeter2012PlagueAL, title={Plague and landscape resilience in premodern Iceland.}, author={Richard T. Streeter and Andrew J. Dugmore and Orri V{\'e}steinsson}, journal={Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America}, year={2012}, volume={109 10}, pages={3664-9} }