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Stone Lifting as Sport in the Basque Country

Stone Lifting as Sport in the Basque Country | Basque Society & Culture | Scoop.it
Rural sports like wood chopping, hay bale tossing and stone lifting are part of a cultural fabric that’s still visible today.
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Lack of people in their 30s to affect the Basque Country's labor market

Lack of people in their 30s to affect the Basque Country's labor market | Basque Society & Culture | Scoop.it
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The Basque Swastika: San Sebastian Review

The Basque Swastika: San Sebastian Review | Basque Society & Culture | Scoop.it
A World War II documentary having its world premiere in San Sebastian holds special interest for festival audiences. The Basque Swastika is a rare film that looks at the Nazi occupation of the Basque areas of France and Spain.
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Basque country's thriving big society

Basque country's thriving big society | Basque Society & Culture | Scoop.it
Worker co-ops and txoko dinner clubs have helped this once- depressed region weather the slump better than most of Spain
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Interview with Jim Jacob, Political Science Professor

Interview with Jim Jacob, Political Science Professor | Basque Society & Culture | Scoop.it

"Back in the 13th Century the Basques were already negotiating their political circumstances in a way that was very unique at the time"

 

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Frequently asked questions about the Basques

Frequently asked questions about the Basques | Basque Society & Culture | Scoop.it
The most frequently asked questions about the Basques and their culture.

 

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First farmers of the Basque Country: some archaeobotanical data

Author: Lydia Zapata

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Branding Bilbao: A Cultural Investment That Paid Off

Branding Bilbao: A Cultural Investment That Paid Off | Basque Society & Culture | Scoop.it
Thanks in large part to the media attention it has attracted, the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao is a rare success story for the Spanish economy.
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Babies at 3 months distinguish between Basque and Spanish by rhythm and intonation

Babies at 3 months distinguish between Basque and Spanish by rhythm and intonation | Basque Society & Culture | Scoop.it
Neuroscience has already discovered that babies are able to discriminate between two different languages from a very early age.
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Linguae Vasconum Primitiae | English translation of first Basque book | EITB News Entertainment

Linguae Vasconum Primitiae | English translation of first Basque book  | EITB News Entertainment | Basque Society & Culture | Scoop.it
Linguae Vasconum Primitiae: A translation into English of a book considered to be the first example of written work in Basque was presented on Monday.
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At Basque Cooking Clubs, Food And Fraternity Mix Heartily

At Basque Cooking Clubs, Food And Fraternity Mix Heartily | Basque Society & Culture | Scoop.it
Txokos are bustling, food-centered social clubs, somewhere between dinner party and fraternal lodge. And Basques often point to txokos to explain their renowned cuisine and wealth of Michelin-starred restaurants like Arzak and Mugaritz.
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At Basque Cooking Clubs, Food And Fraternity Mix Heartily : NPR

At Basque Cooking Clubs, Food And Fraternity Mix Heartily  : NPR | Basque Society & Culture | Scoop.it
Txokos are bustling, food-centered social clubs, somewhere between dinner party and fraternal lodge. And Basques often point to txokos to explain their renowned cuisine and wealth of Michelin-starred restaurants like Arzak and Mugaritz.
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The Larry Trask Archive: Prehistory and Connections with Other Languages

Author: Larry Trask

 

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Ethnic Industries for Migrants: Basque Sheepherding in the American West

Ethnic Industries for Migrants: Basque Sheepherding in the American West | Basque Society & Culture | Scoop.it

Author: Gloria Pilar Totoricagüena

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Basques Around the World: Generic Inmigrants or Diaspora?

Basques Around the World: Generic Inmigrants or Diaspora? | Basque Society & Culture | Scoop.it

Author: Gloria Pilar Totoricagüena

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Stone Octagons in Urnieta

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Excerpt from the book "Stone Octogons in Urnieta" by Luix Mari Zaldua Etxabe, Kulturnieta, 1996

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