Memoria y Civilización (Dec 2012)

Memories of the conquest of Navarre around 1612 and 1712. Navarrese identity before the controversy of Amayur (1921-1931)

  • Alfredo Floristán Imízcoz

Journal volume & issue
Vol. 15
pp. 11 – 29


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The use of the past with a present mind is common purpose, and as show the case of the conquest of Navarre from 1512, has generated controversy regarding the identity of Navarre. From the division between nationalism in the twentieth century, this article discusses some reflections made on the first and second centenaries of this events, showing two positions: "navarrista" and those who asks annexation to France, as distant background in the use of the past with present purposes.