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Two new books published in the Urazandi collection about Basques and Basque history in New York and in Madrid

05/25/2018

Koldo San Sebastián, Marian Elorza, Gorka Alvarez and Estíbaliz Ruiz de Azúa
Koldo San Sebastián, Marian Elorza, Gorka Alvarez and Estíbaliz Ruiz de Azúa

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The two volumes are entitled, Newyorktarrak, Origin of the Basque Community in New York 1880-1955, by Anna M. Aguirre, Basque born in New York, and journalist Koldo San Sebastian, and The Congregation of San Ignacio: Basque Associations in Madrid at the Threshold of the 20th Century by historian, Estibaliz Ruiz de Azua and Martinez de Ezquerecocha.  These two are now numbers 30 and 31 of the Urazandi Collection published by the Basque Government.  Both are available free of charge online at Euskadi.net.

Vitoria-Gasteiz.  The publication of both volumes was announced last Wednesday at a presentation at the Lehendakaritza that was attended by authors Koldo San Sebastian and Estibaliz Ruiz de Azua, along with the Secretary General of Foreign Action, Marian Elorza and the Director of the Basque Community Abroad, Gorka Alvarez Aranburu.

the first of the volumes was also presented that afternoon at the Paraninfo at the University of the Basque Country in Bilbao, at an event that also promoted the work by Ruiz de Azua about the Basque Congregation of San Ignacio in Madrid.  In this case, she will also make a formal presentation of the book at the Euskal Etxea in Madrid on Thursday June 7th at 7pm.

This two and all 31 volumes published to date in the Urazandi Collection, specialized in Basque Diaspora themes, can be consulted or downloaded in their entirety here.



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