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Magnus S Helgason

Department Affiliations


Specialties

  • Modern European economic history
  • History of consumption
  • History of the consumer cooperative movement in Europe

Publications

  • Neyslusaga og neysluí¾ekking. Ní½tt frí¦í°asvií° verí°ur til, [Consumption history and consumption knowledge. The emergence of a new filed of study]: Helgason, Magnus, Saga, 44 129-148, 2006.
  • ’Hin heií°arlega króna’ Gengisskráning krónunnar sem vií°fangsefni stjórnmálabaráttunnar á kreppuárunum 1931-1939, [’The honest króna’ Monetary policy as the subject of Icelandic politics during the Great Depression, 1930-1939]: Helgason, Magnus, Frá Kreppu til Vií°reisnar. íží¦ttir um hagstjórn á íslandi á árunum 1930-1960 [From Depression to Restoration. Chapters on the history of Icelandic economic policy, 1930-1960], 81-134, 2002.
  • Bandarí­sk hagsaga og klí­ómetrí­ska byltingin [American economic history and the cliometric revolution]: Helgason, Magnus, ížrií°ja í­slenska sí¶guí¾ingií°, 170-180, 2006.

Courses Taught

  • HIST 3722, History of Europe, 1945-present
  • HIST 3632, History of Germany, 1500-1871
  • HIST 1019, Global History, 1945-present
  • HIST 1027, Western Civilization 1500-present
  • HIST 1015, Global History 1945-present (as a TA)
  • HIST 1032, Western Civilization 1500-present (As a TA)
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