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The Center for Basque Studies furthers Basque-related study by conducting, facilitating, and disseminating original Basque-related research in the humanities and social sciences, in cooperation with appropriate academic departments at the University of Nevada, Reno, as well as at other American and foreign universities.

Further information about the Center and its activities is available at their website.

Collections in this community

  • Classics Series [11]

    The Classics Series is a collection of eleven books that look at the classic texts of Basque history, examining Basque society, culture, and language.
  • Conference Papers Series [19]

    The Conference Papers Series gathers the intellectual output of the academic conferences hosted by the Center for Basque Studies.
  • Current Research Series [11]

    The Current Research Series presents academic research done on issues facing the Basque Country through twelve books.
  • Diaspora and Migration Series [2]

    The Basques have a reputation for loving their homeland and also leaving it, from being some of the first naval explorers to the Americas to mass migrations, the Basque diaspora inspires various perspectives to tell their ...
  • Occasional Papers Series [3]

    A miscellaneous collection of books covering a diversity of topics related to Basque studies.
  • Politics Series [6]

    From the 18th Century to present day, the Basque Politics Series looks at the unique political systems and history of the Basque Country from such differing perspectives as Idaho politician Pete T. Cenarrusa’s biography ...
  • Textbooks Series [11]

    The Basque Textbook series takes an academic look at Basque culture, society, economics and much more through a collection of eleven scholarly-written books.

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    LGBTQI+ in the Basque Country 

    Xabier Irujo; Bertomeu Navarro; Ruiz Torrado; Jokin Azpiazu Carballo; María Gómez; Maialen Aranguren; Abel Díaz; Ibon Egaña Etxeberria (2020)
    This book discusses the history of lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, queer and intersex political and social topics in the Basque Country.
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    Jón Guđmundsson Lӕrđ's True Account and the Massacre of Basque Whalers in Iceland in 1615 

    Xabier Irujo; Viola Miglio; Álvaro Aragón Ruano; Alberto Angulo Morales; William A. Douglass; Tapio Koivukari; Helgi Ꝥorláksson; Hjörleifur Guttormsson; Viđar Hreinsson; Ólína Kjerúlf Ꝥorvarđardóttir; Einar G. Pétursson; Aurélie Arcocha-Scarcia; Mari Jose Olaziregi (2017)
    This book reveals Jón Guđmundsson Lӕrđ's account of the massacre of the Basque whalers in Iceland in 1615.
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    World Improvised Verse Singing 

    Ruth Finnegan; Rougier Thierry; Jone M. Hernández García; Josep Vicent Frechina; Albert Casals; Patricia Tápanes Suárez; Harkaitz Zubiri; Xabier Aierdi; Alfredo Retortillo; Eurig Salisbury; Miren Artetxe Sarasola (2017)
    This book looks at the art of bertsolari and its relationship to the Basque language and culture.
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    Social Economy in the Basque Country 

    Aitor Bengoetxea Alkorta; Enekoitz Etxezarreta; Eusebio Lasa; M. Igone Altzelai; Aitor Bengoetxea Alkorta; Aratz Soto Gorrotxategi; Etxebarria Rubio; Mikel Irujo Amezaga; Jon Morandeira Arca; Etxebarria Rubio; Xabier Itçaina; Ignacio Bretos; Anjel Errasti; Aitziber Etxezarreta; Santiago Merino; Gala Cano; Artitzar Erauskin (2018)
    This book looks at the social economy in the Basque Country, gathering scholars on the social economic structure, its framework, public policies and the viability of globalization of cooperative.
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    Female Improvisational Poets: Challenges and Achievements in the Twentieth Century 

    Jone M. Hernández García; Oihana Iguaran Barandiaran; Maialen Lujanbio; Miren Artetxe Sarasola; Larraitz Ariznabarreta; Joseba Zulaika; Carolyn Dufurrena; Amy Hale Auker (2019)
    This books looks at female bertsolaris in a scholarly analysis of the intersectionalities of female bertsolari. The ability to perform Basque improvisational poetry after being prohibited for years during the Franco era, ...
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    Papers Relating to Lord Eliot's Mission to Spain in the Spring of 1835 

    Xabier Irujo; Edward Granville Eliot (2020)
    This book has collected the entries to Lord Eliot's journal entries as he had traveled through Spain in the spring of 1835.
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    The Bombing of Gernika : A Short History 

    Irujo, Xabier (Center for Basque Studies, 2018)
    Few events in the history of the world have aroused the passions of the decent, the fair, the peaceful, and the just as much as the brutal terror bombing attack on the Basque town of Gernika. From the decision of the fascist ...
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    Nazi Juggernaut in the Basque Country and Catalonia 

    Irujo, Xabier; Solé, Queralt (Center for Basque Studies, 2019)
    Hitler and Mussolini's decision to help General Franco with war materiel and troops brought war to the Basque Country and Catalonia. Between 1936 and 1939, the German Condor Legion and the Italian Aviazione Legionaria ...
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    The international legacy of Lehendakari Jose A. Agirre’s government 

    Irujo, Xabier; Olaziregi, Mari Jose (Center for Basque Studies, 2017)
    This book, the result of an extensive international gathering of renowned scholars from many different disciplines and countries, explores the fascinating life of Jose Antonio Agirre (1904-1960), the first lehendakari or ...
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    Oteiza's selected writings 

    Zulaika, Joseba; Oteiza, Jorge (Center for Basque Studies, 2003)
    Oteiza’s Selected Writings presents portions of Jorge Oteiza Basque sculptor theoretical work to the English-speaking world. Oteiza’s radical voice restores the integrity of the historical avant-garde while offering a ...
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    Kashpar : the saga of the Basque immigrants to North America 

    Eiguren, Joseph (Center for Basque Studies, 2014)
    This book is the story of Joe Eiguren, an average Basque immigrant to the United States, who came seeking a new life when the Basque Country was devastated by the political terror exerted from the Spanish government before ...
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    The Basque Fiscal System: History, Current Status, and Future Perspectives 

    Agirreazkuenaga, Joseba; Olea, Eduardo A. (Center for Basque Studies, 2014)
    Collection of articles exploring the history, development, and current policy of the Basque taxation agreements with the Spanish government.
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    The Basque fiscal system contrasted to Nevada and Catalonia : in the time of major crises 

    Agirreazkuenaga, Joseba; Irujo, Xabier (Center for Basque Studies, 2016)
    The Basque Fiscal System Contrasted to Nevada and Catalonia seeks to analyze the Basque fiscal system in the context of the 2008 financial crisis. It also aimed to develop a comparative vision with the state of Nevada and ...
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    Violence and Communication 

    Armentia, José I.; Arocena, Carmen; Caminos, José M.; Casado, Miguel Á.; de Dios Uriarte, Juan; DuBois, Alfonso; Esparza, Ramón; Garitaonandia, Carmelo; Garmendia, Maialen; Sabaris, Rosa M.; Martínez, Gemma; Mingolarra, Jose A.; Moreno, Carmelo; Parejo, Nekane; Zubero, Imanol; Zubiaur, Nekane E.; Zumalde, Imanol (2012)
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    The Challenge of a Bilingual Society in the Basque Country 

    Alberdi, Xabier; Villar, Miren A.; Erdocia, Kepa; Kortazar, Jon; Laka, Itziar; Basaguren, Alberto L.; Maia, Julian; Makazaga, Jesus M.; Mees, Ludger; Salaburu, Pello; San Martin, Itziar; Santesteban, Mikel; Zabala, Igone; Zawiszewski, Adam (2012)
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    Innovation: Economic, Social, and Cultural Aspects 

    Abramo, Pedro; Momoitio, Iñaki A.; Cela, Alejandro A.; Etxeberria, Sabino A.; Barrutia, Jose M.; Echebarria, Carmen; Etxebarria, Goio; Ferreras, Eva; Fernández, Virginia; Uranga, Mikel G.; Jiménez, Estefanía; Ureta, Ainara L.; Herrarte, Iñaki L.; Merodio, Iker; Díaz, José M.; Mendieta, Francisco P.; Rekalde, Josu; Urizar, Itziar; Zurbano, Mikel (2011)
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    Basque Cooperativism 

    Albizu, Eneka; Azurmendi, Baleren B.; Markaida, Imanol B.; Alvarez, Antón B.; Allende, Javier C.; de Elizagarate Gutierrez, Victoria; Fernández de Bobadilla Güemez, Sara; Lertxundi, Aitziber; Mendizábal, Antxon; Molina, Fernando; Arca, Jon M.; Balmaseda, Eva V.; Pérez, Itziar V.; Artola, Miguel Á. Z. (2011)
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    Behavior and Organizational Change 

    Altzelai, Igone; Aranguren, María J.; Araujo de la Mata, Andrés; Aritzeta, Aitor; Arrospide, Juan J.; Ayestarán, Sabino; Balluerka, Nekane; Güenaga, Jon B.; Calvo, Iñigo; Elola, Aitziber; Hermosilla, Daniel; Landa, Juan P.; López, Santiago; Retolaza, Jose L.; San-Jose, Leire; Valdaliso, Jesús M.; Gárate, José V.; Balmaseda, Eva V.; Yenes, Félix; Elguezabal, Ibon Z. (2011)
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    Implications of Current Research on Social Innovation in the Basque Country 

    Albizu, Eneka; Bilbao-Ubillos, Javier; Camino-Beldarrain, Vicente; Ezponda, Auxkin G.; González, Sandra; Portilla, Manuel G.; Abad, Ander G.; Luna, Álvaro; Masa, Marcelino; Otero, Beatriz; Rivera, Antonio; Arkaute, Natxo R.; Alfonso, Lola S.; Lizarraga, José U.; Olazaran, Mikel (2011)
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    Feminist Challenges in the Social Sciences: Gender Studies in the Basque Country 

    Agirre, Katixa; Idiakez, Itziar A.; Amurrio, Mila; Aresti, Nerea; Astola, Jasone; Bullen, Margaret; del Valle, Teresa; de Miguel, Casilda; Mintegui, Carmen D.; Elizondo, Arantxa; Esteban, Mari L.; Learreta, Maria G.; Hernández, Jone M.; Imaz, Elixabete; Ituarte, Leire; Larrañaga, Mertxe; Larrinaga, Ane; Llona, Miren; Serrano, Marta L.; Murillo, Flora M.; Martínez, Herrero; Errazti, Idoye Z.; Novo, Ainhoa (2010)

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