Basque History of the World The Story of a Nation

ISBN-10: 0140298517

ISBN-13: 9780140298512

Edition: N/A

Authors: Mark Kurlansky

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List price: $17.00
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 2/1/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 400
Size: 5.25" wide x 7.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.814
Language: English

Mark Kurlansky is the author of The Basque History of the World, the New York Times bestseller Cod: A Biography of the Fish that Changed the World (among the New York Public Library's Best Books of the Year in 1998), as well as A Chosen Few: The Resurrection of European Jewry; A Continent of Islands: Searching for the Caribbean Destiny, and several acclaimed works of short fiction and journalism about the Caribbean. He spent seven years as the Caribbean correspondent for the Chicago Tribune. He lives in New York City.

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
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
The Basque Thank You
Index of Proper Nouns
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