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Author Kurlansky, Mark.

Title The Basque history of the world / Mark Kurlansky.

Imprint New York : Walker, 1999.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    946.6 KUR    Available
Description xii, 387 pages : illustrations, maps ; 21 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 362-372) and index.
Summary "The illuminating story of an ancient and enigmatic people. Despite their obscure origins and small numbers, the Basques have had a profound impact on Europe and the world for more than 2,000 years."--Jacket.
Contents Introduction: The Island and the World -- The Survival of Euskal Herria -- The Basque Cake -- The Basque Myth -- The Basque Problem -- The Basque Whale -- The Basque Saint -- The Basque Billy Goat -- The Wealth of Non-Nation -- The Dawn of Euskadi -- The Basque Onomatopoeia -- The Basque Beret -- The Basque Ear -- Gernika -- The Potato Time -- Speaking Christian -- Eventually Night Falls -- Euskadi Askatuta -- Slippery Maketos -- The Great Opportunity -- Checks and Balances -- Surviving Democracy -- The Nation -- Postscript: The Death of a Basque Pig.
Subject PaĆ­s Vasco (Spain)
Pays Basque (France)
ISBN 0802713491
0140298517 (pbk.)
9780140298512 (pbk.)

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