Jason (jcreed) wrote,

And the Pittsburghers...?

"The city's [Bilbao's] problems [...] are very much like those of other nineteenth-century industrial cities, such as Cleveland and Pittsburgh. Except that Clevelanders are not trying to build a country."

(from Kurlansky's A Basque History of the World, p.341)


Just finished reading it now. It was pretty good. Kind of depressing how violent things were on all sides in Franco-era Spain.
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