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The Basque Culture of Bilbao
A discussion of the Basque culture of Bilbao and the regeneration of the villa of Bilbao.
# 112697 | 3,527 words | 3 sources | APA | 2009 | US
Published on Mar 04, 2009 in Architecture (Buildings) , History (European) , Geography (General)

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This paper discusses the huge industrial port of Bilbao and its history from its founding in 1300. The paper examines industrialization in the area, social reforms and its culture. The paper focuses on the Basque influences in the area. It then examines the regeneration of the villa of Bilbao in contemporary times and how the regeneration was influenced by the Basque culture.

Table of Contents:
Basque Industrialization
From Medieval To Commercial Villa
Bilbao's Foundational Charter
Construction Of San Anton Bridge
Harbor: Key Part Of Infrastructure
Integration Opened New Trade Opportunities In Bilbao
The Demise Of Bilbao's Environment And Beauty
Religion And The Basque Culture
Consumption Patterns And Expenditures Of The Basque
Social Reform In Bilbao
Heavy Industrialization Causes Problems In Bilbao
An Economic Recovery 'Of Sorts'
Modern Bilbao
Summary And Conclusion

Sample of Sources Used:

  • Trask, Robert Lawrence (1997) The History of Basque. Routledge. Google Books. Online available at:
  • Zulaika, Joseba (2003) Guggenheim Bilbao Museoa: Museums, Architecture and City Renewal. University of Nevada Press 2003.
  • Wolf, Eric (1982) Industrial Revolution (Chapter 9, Europe and the People without History) University of California Press, Berkeley, 1982: in Zuliaka

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