Basques their struggle for independence by Luis C. NuМЃnМѓez

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Published by Welsh Academic Press in [Cardiff] Wales .

Written in English

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  • País Vasco (Spain),
  • Spain,
  • País Vasco.


  • ETA (Organization),
  • Nationalism -- Spain -- País Vasco.,
  • Political persecution -- Spain -- País Vasco.,
  • País Vasco (Spain) -- History -- Autonomy and independence movements.,
  • País Vasco (Spain) -- Politics and government -- 20th century.

Edition Notes

Includes index.

Book details

StatementLuis Nuñez Astrain ; translated from the French by Meic Stephens ; with an introduction by Ned Thomas.
LC ClassificationsDP302.B53 N8613 1997
The Physical Object
Paginationxvii, 165 p. :
Number of Pages165
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL775292M
ISBN 101860570186
LC Control Number97175857

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Like Cod, The Basque History of the World, blends human stories with economic, political, literary, and culinary history into a rich and heroic tale.

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Boise area Basques are very proud of their unique heritage like all other Basque communities, but the Boise and Treasure Valley Basques have a unique area to call their own - The Basque Block. Basque (Basque: Euskara) is a language spoken in the Spanish Basque Country (Gipuzkoa, Araba, Biscay) and Navarra (all of them in Spain) as well as in French Basque Country (Labourd, Soule and Basse–Navarre).

As a language isolate, it is something of a linguistic curiosity, as it has no relatives among other European languages and indeed among any language at all.

Basque, member of a people who live in both Spain and France in areas bordering the Bay of Biscay and encompassing the western foothills of the Pyrenees Mountains.

The land inhabited by the Basques has a mild and damp climate and is largely hilly and wooded. Learn more about the Basque people in. The printing of books in Basque, mostly on Christian themes, was introduced in the late 16th century by the Basque-speaking bourgeoisie around Bayonne in the northern Basque Country.

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Doctrina Christiana was one of the first ever books published in Euskara, the Basque language, and is written in classical Lapurdian. Its author, Esteve Materra (or possibly Materre), was a Franciscan monk and abbot of the La Réole monastery in southwestern France when the book was first published, although by the time it went to a second edition () he had moved to the Franciscan monastery in.

The Center for Basque Studies houses the Jon Bilbao Basque Library – one of the world’s largest collections of Basque-related materials, currently at 55, volumes.

The Center for Basque Studies has its own press, the largest English-language publisher in the world about the Basques. The. In Basque nationalists failed to win a majority in parliament, and the Socialist and Popular parties formed the regional government, but in the nationalists won a plurality.

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For this reason, bertsolaris are some of the greatest masters of the Basque language. Until recently, however, the bertsolaritza was a strictly male. Welcome to our Basque page, featuring books, courses, and software to help you learn Basque. Basque (or Euskara) is the original language of the people of the Basque region of northeastern Spain and southwestern France, and spoken by 1/4 of Basques in all areas.

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Basque cuisine refers to the cuisine of the Basque Country and includes meats and fish grilled over hot coals, marmitako and lamb stews, cod, Tolosa bean dishes, paprikas from Lekeitio, pintxos (Basque tapas), Idiazabal sheep's cheese, txakoli (sparkling white-wine), and Basque cider.

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Basques –also genetically a unique people. The Basques don't have just a unique history and language, but the most recent studies have shown that they are genetically quite different from both the Spaniards and the French.

The origin of the Basques is still debated today, because a linguistic analysis is. Basque culture greatly suffered during the Spanish Civil War in the s. Francisco Franco and his fascist party wanted to rid Spain of all heterogeneity, and the Basque people were specifically targeted.

Franco banned the speaking of Basque, and the Basques lost all. Edited by William A. Douglass Taking as their inspiration and cue Jon Bilbao’s book Vascos en Cuba, –, the authors of this book, a collection of international academics, take up the subject of the involvement of the Basque people in Cuba from a variety of.

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The Basques. Basques as part of the migration into Western Europe, c BCE, of speakers of Indo-European languages. This is at odds with the absolute lack of Celtic influence in Basque language.

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The Basque people truly believe they should live in their own private country. This book includes their entire history, from the.

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