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By Clive H. Church,Randolph C. Head

regardless of its place on the middle of Europe and its quintessentially eu nature, Switzerland's heritage is usually ignored in the English-speaking international. This entire and fascinating historical past of Switzerland lines the historic and cultural improvement of this attention-grabbing yet missed ecu nation from the top of the darkish a long time as much as the current. The authors specialize in the preliminary Confederacy of the center a long time; the non secular divisions which threatened it after 1500 and its dazzling 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 state throughout the overdue 19th century after which international Wars and the melancholy of the Thirties; and the extraordinary monetary and social development and political luck of the post-war period. The publication concludes with a dialogue of the modern demanding situations, frequently shared with neighbours, that form the rustic today.

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