Our far-flung correspondents: Catalonia

Finnegan, William
September 1992
New Yorker;9/28/92, Vol. 68 Issue 32, p66
Describes the author's experience of mixing with the Catalonian people of Spain during the recent Olympic Games that were staged in Barcelona and how these people's history and perceptions still make them independent in nature from their Spanish rulers. Historically, Catalonia was independent for centuries until the 17th-century; The opening ceremonies of the Olympic Games; The mayor of Castelldefels; A whole generation of anti-Franco fighters; Franco's death in 1975; More.


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