Euzkadi-Europa: la cultura política del nacionalismo vasco y los referentes europeos

XI Basque Studies Congress: Donostia 1991. New cultural formulas: The Basque Country and Europe

Elorza, Antonio

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Donostia-San Sebastián

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France did not have much of an influence on the Basque territories, but with the industrialization of Biscay, England becomes the foreign model for reference, which even manages to change social habits. After the death of Sabino Arana, Engracio of Aranzadi (Kizkitza) has to recur to European thinkers to reinforce his nationalistic thesis. Later on, Ireland was to become the center of attention after its violent opposition against England. It is in that moment when national oppression is linked with the oppression against social classes, which allows Basque nationalism to reach an extra-European context. For Elías Gallastegui (Gudari), nationalism is the only fair solution for the social convulsions that the world is living through
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