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The Basque history of the world

Author: Mark Kurlansky
Publisher: New York : Penguin Books, 2001, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"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.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Kurlansky
ISBN: 0140298517 9780140298512
OCLC Number: 1003652738
Notes: Originally published: New York : Walker and Co., 1999.
Description: xii, 387 pages : illustrations, maps ; 20 cm
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-Nations --
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.
Responsibility: Mark Kurlansky.

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"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.

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