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By Clive H. Church,Randolph C. Head

regardless of its place on the center of Europe and its quintessentially eu nature, Switzerland's historical past is frequently neglected in the English-speaking international. This entire and fascinating heritage of Switzerland strains the historic and cultural improvement of this attention-grabbing yet overlooked ecu state from the top of the darkish a while as much as the current. The authors specialise in the preliminary Confederacy of the center a while; the spiritual divisions which threatened it after 1500 and its magnificent survival among Europe's monarchies; the turmoil following the French Revolution and conquest, which persevered till the Federal structure of 1848; the trying out of the Swiss kingdom throughout the past due 19th century after which international Wars and the melancholy of the Nineteen Thirties; and the remarkable financial and social development and political good fortune 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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