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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (1,424 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Mark Kurlansky Narrator: George Guidall Publisher: Phoenix Audio Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date:
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The singular remarkable fact about the Basques is that they still exist, best selling author Mark Kurlansky says. The Basque people truly believe they should live in their own private country. This book includes their entire history, from their political and war involvement, to culinary taste, to economic and social life.

Inhabiting the small corner where France meets Spain, the Basque speak their own language, Euskera. Evidence of their culture showed up as early as 218 BC, and now, with a population of 2.4 million, their influence on our world has been all-pervasive. Listeners will be enthralled as Kurlansky delves into the roots of an intriguing population, and shows us why they continue. Download and start listening now!

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  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Jessie | 2/1/2014

    " This book was so interesting. I had no idea the Basque were behind so much of history and economics. There are many Basque that live here in Idaho and so I was interested in learning more about them. This was just the right book for that! Was written in an interesting way and left me very impressed with this people. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Joel Bass | 1/28/2014

    " Disjointed but fascinating. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Smoovp | 1/28/2014

    " Loved this book. It made the Basque region of Northern Spain/Southern France #1 on my list of places I want to visit. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Rachelle | 1/21/2014

    " Fascinating history - so much I didn't know "

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