Compiles a collection of articles by anthropologist and former Center for Basque Studies director William A Douglass. Particular emphasis is placed upon the Basque communities of the American West, Latin America, and Australia.
This Book incorporates class notes, with additional materials, of the two authors, compiled over several decades. It presents an overview of Basque prehistory, linguistics, and anthropology of society and culture. It is illustrated in part by their personal experiences in field research.
An investigation into the specifics of Basque migrations, cultural representations, diasporic politics, and ethnonationalism, using theories from sociology, political science, history, and anthropology. Distributed for the Center for Basque Studies.
"This work brings together a number of texts by Koldo Mitxelena concerning the Basque language--a non-Indo-European language of unknown origins--and its history and literature. Includes text of his unification proposal that made "unified Basque" possible"--Provided by publisher.
"The present book is the autobiography of Pete T. Cenarrusa, leader of Idaho's Basque community, who has served the citizens of Idaho for more than 47 years as an Idaho State representative, Speaker of the House of Representatives, and Secretary of State"--Provided by publisher.
In this study of the Basque language and its influence in Basque politics and cultural practices, Amorrortu asks whether Basque will survive in the 21st century and explores its role in the definition of Basque identity. Distributed for the Center for Basque Studies.
A social and political history of the Basque Country from the 18th century to the present, outlining the evolution of Basque society during the modern period. Watson traces the interrelated histories of the Basque Country, France, Spain, and Europe, following significant themes such as industrialization, migration, and political violence and focusing specifically on the survival of a Basque identity amid the tremendous social, economic, political, and cultural transformations of the last two hundred years. Distributed for the Center for Basque Studies.
What is the status of democracy at a time when ideological fantasies dominate the drive for an ethnic nation-state? What kinds of relations are established between the law of the state of "terrorist" law? The events of 9/11 have added dramatic urgency to these issues. Some of the contributors to this volume discuss questions productive with his new international context. The volume's goal is to stimulate productive ways of thinking about the dynamics of identity politics or violence and the global rhetoric of international terrorism has come to dominate the political discourse.
This is the first comprehensive textbook in English on Basque film, covering the cultural, historical, and political background of the Basque Country and its cinematic representation. Distributed for the Center for Basque Studies.