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The Basques / by Julio Caro Baroja ; translated by Kristin Addis.

Author/creator Caro Baroja, Julio
Format Book and Print
Publication InfoReno : Center for Basque Studies, University of Nevada, Reno, ©2009.
Descriptionxix, 483 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
Subject(s)
Uniform titleVascos. English
Series Basque classics series ; no. 5
Basque classics series ; no. 5. ^A718033
Contents Types of town typical of the Basque country: structure of the settlements of the Basque-speaking region and of the central and southern areas of Araba and Navarre -- Roots of the present types of town: ancient times -- Roots of the present types of town: the Middle Ages in Araba and Navarre -- Roots of the present types of town: the Middle Ages in Bizkaia, Gipuzkoa, and the French Basque country -- The development of the Basque town in the modern age -- Internal analysis of Basque towns: types of houses and types of settlement -- Internal analysis of Basque towns: names and function of houses -- The agricultural sector: types of crops -- The agricultural sector: implements and ergology -- The agricultural sector: draft animals and special crops -- The pastoral sector: types of shepherding typical of the Basque country. Woodcutters and charcoal burners -- The nautical and fishing sector -- Mines and ironmongers -- Navigation, commerce, and industry -- Family and family relations: social strata -- The neighborhood: higher social entities and their relationship to road communications -- Aspects of social life: from childhood to marriage -- Aspects of social life: from marriage to death -- Observations on the mentality of the Basque peasant -- Religiosity -- The mythical world -- The ritual world -- The problem of witchcraft -- Fine arts -- Music, poetry, dance, theater, sports -- Conclusion and summary.
Abstract "The first English edition of the author's 1949 classic on the Basque people, customs, and culture. Translation of the 1971 edition"--Provided by publisher.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references and index.
LCCN 2009045828
ISBN9781877802928 (hardcover)
ISBN1877802921 (hardcover)

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