Download e-book for kindle: A Concise History of Switzerland (Cambridge Concise by Clive H. Church,Randolph C. Head

By Clive H. Church,Randolph C. Head

ISBN-10: 0521143829

ISBN-13: 9780521143820

ISBN-10: 052119444X

ISBN-13: 9780521194440

regardless of its place on the center of Europe and its quintessentially eu nature, Switzerland's historical past is usually ignored in the English-speaking international. This finished and fascinating historical past of Switzerland strains the ancient and cultural improvement of this interesting yet missed ecu nation from the tip of the darkish a while as much as the current. The authors concentrate on the preliminary Confederacy of the center a long time; the spiritual divisions which threatened it after 1500 and its impressive survival among Europe's monarchies; the turmoil following the French Revolution and conquest, which persevered until eventually the Federal structure of 1848; the trying out of the Swiss country in the course of the past due 19th century after which global Wars and the melancholy of the Thirties; and the unprecedented monetary and social progress and political luck of the post-war period. The ebook concludes with a dialogue of the modern demanding situations, usually shared with neighbours, that form the rustic today.

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