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Basque firsts : people who changed the world /
Vince J. Juaristi.
imprint
Reno : University of Nevada Press, [2016]
description
xv, 198 pages ; 23 cm.
ISBN
1943859205, 9781943859207
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series title
imprint
Reno : University of Nevada Press, [2016]
isbn
1943859205
9781943859207
contents note
Juan Sebastian Elcano Primus Circumdedisti Me -- St. Ignatius of Loyola the first Jesuit -- Santiago Ramón y Cajal the father of neurology -- Cristóbal Balenciaga the king of haute couture -- José María Arizmendiarrieta the first social entrepreneur -- Paul Dominique Laxalt the first friend -- Edurne Pasaban the first woman to summit 14 x 8,000m -- Afterword.
abstract
"This book, "Basque Firsts: People who Changed the World," recognizes extraordinary Basques, all of them ignored or overlooked in history, who have made extraordinary contributions in navigation, education, science, fashion, politics, and other fields that changed our world."--Provided by publisher.
catalogue key
10661033
 
Includes bibliographical references and index.

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