Territorial nationalism and Arctic geopolitics: Iceland as an Arctic coastal state. / Dodds, Klaus; Ingimundarson, Valur.

In: The Polar Journal, Vol. 2, No. 1, 01.06.2012, p. 21-37.

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Territorial nationalism and Arctic geopolitics: Iceland as an Arctic coastal state. / Dodds, Klaus; Ingimundarson, Valur.

In: The Polar Journal, Vol. 2, No. 1, 01.06.2012, p. 21-37.

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Dodds, K & Ingimundarson, V 2012, 'Territorial nationalism and Arctic geopolitics: Iceland as an Arctic coastal state', The Polar Journal, vol. 2, no. 1, pp. 21-37.

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Dodds, K., & Ingimundarson, V. (2012). Territorial nationalism and Arctic geopolitics: Iceland as an Arctic coastal state. The Polar Journal, 2(1), 21-37.

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Dodds K, Ingimundarson V. Territorial nationalism and Arctic geopolitics: Iceland as an Arctic coastal state. The Polar Journal. 2012 Jun 1;2(1):21-37.

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Dodds, Klaus ; Ingimundarson, Valur. / Territorial nationalism and Arctic geopolitics: Iceland as an Arctic coastal state. In: The Polar Journal. 2012 ; Vol. 2, No. 1. pp. 21-37.

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