Historical Dictionary of the Catalans (Historical Dictionaries of Ancient Civilizations and Historical Eras)
In this reference, Buffery and Marcer cover all of the areashistorically inhabited by the Catalan people. These are, in orderof size and population: Catalonia, which accounts for over half ofthe population of the Catalan-speaking areas; Valencia, with over athird; the Balearic Islands with just under 8 percent; and theCatalunya Nord, the Principality of Andorra, and theCatalan-speaking areas within Aragon, Murcia, and Alghero. TheHistorical Dictionary of the Catalans deals not only with thepeople who live in Catalonia, but with the language and culture ofthe Catalan countries as well. This is done through a chronology,an introductory essay, a bibliography, and over 600cross-referenced dictionary entries on significant persons, places,events, institutions, and aspects of culture, society, economy, andpolitics.