By Helena Buffery

ISBN-10: 081085483X

ISBN-13: 9780810854833

ISBN-10: 0810875144

ISBN-13: 9780810875142

During this reference, Buffery and Marcer conceal the entire parts traditionally inhabited through the Catalan humans. those are, so as of dimension and inhabitants: Catalonia, which debts for over 1/2 the inhabitants of the Catalan-speaking components; Valencia, with over a 3rd; the Balearic Islands with slightly below eight percentage; and the Catalunya Nord, the Principality of Andorra, and the Catalan-speaking parts inside of Aragon, Murcia, and Alghero.The ancient Dictionary of the Catalans offers not just with the folks who reside in Catalonia, yet with the language and tradition of the Catalan nations in addition. this is often performed via a chronology, an introductory essay, a bibliography, and over six hundred cross-referenced dictionary entries on major people, areas, occasions, associations, and points of tradition, society, economic system, and politics.

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Eucharistic Congress, ended with unfurling of the Catalan 1951 March: Tram strike by the population of Barcelona, followed by a general workers’ strike in protest at the regime. Inauguration of the Festa de les Lletres Catalanes, also known as the Nit de Santa Llúcia. Publication of Carles Salvador’s Lliçons de gramàtica valenciana amb exercicis pràctics. 1952 Last executions at the Camp de la Bota of five members of the CNT. 1953 Presentation to United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) of manifesto in defense of Catalan culture.

July: People’s Olympiad was to be held in Barcelona from 19 to 26 July; however, it had to be cancelled due to the outbreak of the Spanish Civil War. indb xxxii 11/9/10 4:57 AM CHRONOLOGY • xxxiii Barcelona, Valencia, and Palma de Mallorca. In Catalonia, Valencia, and Menorca, the uprising was overcome due to the decisive response of the CNT-FAI and POUM, with nearly all the Catalanist parties (apart from Lliga Catalana) remaining faithful to the republic. Mallorca fell into the hands of the nationalist forces.

Creation of Federació Sindicalista Llibertària by Àngel Pestaña. indb xxxi 11/9/10 4:57 AM xxxii • CHRONOLOGY the ERC split to form the Partit Nacionalista Republicà d’Esquerres. It was reincorporated into the ERC in 1936. Creation of the Lliga Catalana to replace the Lliga Regionalista. Granting of autonomous status to the University of Barcelona, now known as the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. The fall of the republican-socialist government was followed by right-wing CEDA gains in the elections of 19 November and the inauguration of Alejandro Lerroux as president.

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