They might be Spanish but they are firstly Catalans. The area around the city of Barcelona is almost a country within a country. They have their own language, their own culture and their own problems. Some of the famed eccentrics of the 20th century, like architect Gaudi and artist Dali, have called it home. General Franco attempted to integrate the region with the rest of Spain by force. Pria Viswalingam looks at their architecture, tastes their food and tries to gain some understanding of the psyche of the modern Catalan and discovers that some of the old prejudices die hard.
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