Skúli Magnússon (1711 - 1794) has often been referred to as the father of Reykjavík. In the form of the so called Innréttingar, he managed to bring Icelanders the first hint of the industrial revolution, fast changing societies around the world. Who exactly was Skúli however? In this book historian and award winning author Þórunn Jarla Valdimarsdóttir gives the reader a detailed and skilfully drawn picture.
Author Þórunn Jarla Valdimarsdóttir
Publisher JPV, 2018
Format Hardcover, 24 cm