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The Social Life of Dreams: A Thousand Years of Negotiated Meanings in Iceland

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The Social Life of Dreams : A Thousand Years of Negotiated Meanings in Iceland. / Heijnen, Adriënne.

Berlin : LIT Verlag, 2014. 296 s.

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