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The Basque country
Paddy Woodworth

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The Basque country
a cultural history
Paddy Woodworth.

Published 2008 by Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English.

Table of Contents

Land of stone, iron, glass : land of the Basques
Wherixe are we, exactly?, and what will we call this place?
A short version of a long history : from the Stone Age to the Civil War
Bai, bai, Urdaibai : cave paintings, painted trees, tree of Gernika
The fronton at the heart of life : the power and beauty of pelota
Cinco villas : Pio Baroja, flying Mari, sword dances, and sorcery
Gastronomy : some answers to the most urgent Basque question
Wow, Bilbao! : the transformation of a tough city
From the music of labour, to music as a labour of love
Obaba in Asteasu : the Basque village as a literary universe
Serious fun : fiestas in Laguardia
Don't mention the war : the dark side of Basque and Spanish politics
Bay of Biscay : whales, Belle Epoque, decapitated geese, sexual politics
Navaree, heartland or hinterland?
Mountain high : pleasure and penitence and pagan gods
Iparralde : the Basques on the other side of the mountains

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 277-279) and indexes.

Series
Landscapes of the imagination

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
946/.6
Library of Congress
DP302.B46 W75 2008

The Physical Object

Pagination
xxviii, 290 p. :
Number of pages
290

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL18290970M
ISBN 10
0195328000
ISBN 13
9780195328004
LC Control Number
2007012376
Library Thing
3927287
Goodreads
350213

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