Seawomen of Iceland by Margaret Willson: Survival on the Edge
"This beautifully crafted sags about women at sea is framed as a mystery: not only why so many Icelandic women fished in the past and today, with clues found in harsh rural choices and wage equality at sea, but also why this story is not well known. Willson's finding are hugey important to both maritime and gender studies." -Bonnie McCay
- PUBLISHED: April 2016
- BIBLIOGRAPHIC INFORMATION: 312 pp., 20 illus., 2 maps, 2 tables, 6 x 9 in.
MARGARET WILLSON is affiliate associate professor of anthropology and Canadian studies at the University of Washington. She is the author of Dance Lest We All Fall Down: Breaking Cycles of Poverty in Brazil and Beyond.