The Basque History of the World
"They are a mythical people, almost an imagined people," writes Mark Kurlansky. Settled in seven provinces in a corner of France and Spain in a land that is marked on no maps except their own, separated by the daunting Pyrenees, the Basques are a nation without a country, with an ancient and dramatic story that illuminates Europe's own saga. In prose alive with anecdote (and recipes), Kurlansky unearths the obscure origins of the Basques and charts their clear and remarkable contributions to world history.
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Review: The Basque History of the World: The Story of a NationUser Review - Luis - Goodreads
This book is about one of the most ancient regions the world can remember, and about a nice collection of facts about it. Not only can we find here a chronology of the Basque Country, but it also ... Read full review
Review: The Basque History of the World: The Story of a NationUser Review - John-Paul Pizzica - Goodreads
I enjoyed Kurlansky's book Salt and as I've never read anything about the Basques I decided to give this a go. It certainly seems thorough enough: everything from politics to pil pil is covered and ... Read full review