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On September 11, 2012, on Catalonia’s National Day, 1.5 million people from all over Catalonia marched peacefully and joyfully through the streets of Barcelona, behind a single placard: Catalonia: New State in Europe. Fifteen days later, President Artur Mas called snap elections for the Parliament of Catalonia, in order to hold a referendum that would let the people of Catalonia decide their own future. The rest of the world and even Spain were caught by surprise, but the events unfolding in Barcelona have been a long time coming.

In this new book, 35 experts explore Catalonia’s history, economics, politics, language, and culture, in order to explain to the rest of the world the fascinating story behind the march, the new legislature, and the upcoming vote on whether Catalonia will become the next new state in Europe.

With a prologue by Artur Mas, President of Catalonia, and contributions from: Ignasi Aragay • Laia Balcells • Germà Bel • Laura Borràs • Alfred Bosch • Núria Bosch • Roger Buch i Ros • Joan Canadell • Pau Canaleta • Salvador Cardús • Muriel Casals • Andreu Domingo • Carme Forcadell Lluís • Josep Maria Ganyet • Salvador Garcia-Ruiz • Àlex Hinojo • Edward Hugh • Oriol Junqueras • M. Carme Junyent • J.C. Major • Pere Mayans Balcells • Josep M. Muñoz • Mary Ann Newman • Elisenda Paluzie • Vicent Partal • Cristina Perales-García • Eva Piquer • Enric Pujol Casademont ¶ Marta Rovira-Martínez • Vicent Sanchis • Xavier Solano • Miquel Strubell • Matthew Tree • Ramon Tremosa • F. Xavier Vila

Política y actualidad
25 febrero
Cookwood Press

Reseñas de los clientes

Elisabetbcn ,


Great book with different views from personalities with diverse backgrounds over what's happening on Catalonia nowadays and where is moving forwards. Keep calm...
Strongly recommended!!

Uricampre ,

Fotografia real

Molt recomanable llibre amb cadascuna de les visions polièdriques dels autors amb denominador comú únic: explicar les raons i el perquè de l'actual procés polític i social.

Miquel B. ,

You must read before (or after) visiting Barcelona

An inevitable topic of conversation that would crop up during your stay in Barcelona would be Catalan national identity and how the region as a whole fit into Spain - sometimes this might not be a very comfortable conversation. This book does an excellent job in giving the reader an understanding of the historical Catalonia-Spain relationship. The reader is given a somewhat narrow lense to interpret what is happening today and may happen in the short future to Catalonia.
This is well worth a read before (or after) visiting Barcelona.

Más libros de Liz Castro, Carme Forcadell, Oriol Junqueras, Elisenda Paluzie, F. Xavier Vila, Andreu Domingo, Laia Balcells, Pere Mayans Balcells, Ramon Tremosa i Balcells, Josep Maria Ganyet, Enric Pujol Casademont, Josép M. Muñoz, J.C. Major, Edward Hugh, Salvador Cardus, Vicent Partal, Cristina Perales-García, Alfred Bosch, Muriel Casals, Ignasi Aragay, Germà Bel, Àlex Hinojo, M. Carme Junyent, Laura Borràs, Matthew Tree, Vicent Sanchis, Eva Piquer, Xavier Solano, Miquel Strubell, Pau Canaleta, Mary Ann Newman, Núria Bosch, Salvador Garcia-Ruiz, Joan Canadell, Roger Buch i Ros & Marta Rovira-Martínez