History of Switzerland Volume Two

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This work in three volumes is about the geological, environmental, cultural, political, sociological, international, etc., development of Switzerland, from the Big Bang to the Future.

Series ISBN: 0-7734-7417-X


“To my knowledge there is no recent work in the English language on Switzerland that is as encompassing and up-to-date, even including the latest Swiss referendum concerning their association with the European Union. This alone makes the volumes a worthwhile acquisition. But there are other reasons as well. . . . encompassing without having been over-done, academic without being pedantic, panoramic without losing sight of detail, and detailed without becoming boring. It is a positive addition to any library as well as a resource book for institutions concerned with other cultures and countries.” – Dr. Kurt Wallat

Table of Contents

Volume Two Historical Switzerland From the Romans to Napoleon
examines the influence of the Romans, the Germanic tribes, Franks, language formation, rise of cities, development of nobility, formation of a political unit, the rise of mercenary armies, the beginnings of neutrality and international relations, from the time of the Roman settlement through Napoleon to the Congress of Vienna.

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