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- AT Verlag 2004; US$ 41.44
HauptbeschreibungEs gibt sie noch, die paradiesischen Flecken, die pure Natur versprechen und ihr Versprechen auch einlÃ¶sen. Sanfte, grÃ¼ne HÃ¼gel und schroffe FelswÃ¤nde, Trockenwiesen und idyllische Seen, dichte WÃ¤lder und geheimnisvolle Moore, mÃ¤chtige WasserfÃ¤lle und leise mÃ¤andernde BergbÃ¤che. SpektakulÃ¤r bebildert und kenntnisreich beschrieben... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 49.95
Swiss Foreign Policy provides in-depth insights into the procedures and constraints of Swiss foreign policy, answering questions such as: * Why is Switzerland not a member of the European Union? * What are the implications of staying apart and how important is neutrality in today's Europe? * What are the implications of federalism and direct... more...
- Nicholas Brealey Publishing 2010; US$ 19.95
Swiss Watching is a light-hearted yet revealing journey around Europe's most individual country. From seeking Heidi and finding the best chocolate to reliving a bloody past and exploring an uncertain future, Swiss Watching proves that there's more to Switzerland than banks, skis, francs and cheese. One country, four languages, 26 cantons, and 7.5 million... more...
- Nicholas Brealey Publishing 2012; US$ 19.95
Four languages, 26 cantons, and 7.5 million people (but only 80% of them Swiss): there's nowhere else in Europe like it. Switzerland is almost 400 km from the nearest drop of seawater, but it is an island at the center of Europe. This is a picture of the normally unseen Switzerland, a place where the breathtaking scenery shaped a nation not just... more...
- Bergli Books 2012; US$ 11.99
Fact lovers will enjoy this treasure-trove of serious and not-so-serious facts and figures about Switzerland - a collection of lists that will amuse and enlighten you with things you never dreamed you'd enjoy knowing. You can learn how to play Hornussen, be able to sing along to the Swiss National Anthem and understand what the Geneva Conventions stand... more...
- Oval Books 2008; US$ 4.99
Mountain mentality Swiss farmers are tough, independent, hard-working, resilient, well-prepared for every kind of natural disaster, and above all staunchly conservative. These characteristics have been passed on to Swiss town-dwellers, who go about their day as if they too were farming a lonely mountain cliff. We can do better The... more...
- Neil Wilson Publishing 2011; US$ 14.57
The sport of mountaineering was pioneered 150 years ago by a diverse cross-section of Victorians, following in the footsteps of earlier local explorers who ventured into the upper regions of ice and snow in search of game and minerals. By the early years of the 19th century, a growing interest in the study of geological and glaciological phenomena... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2000; US$ 152.00
A fascinating collection of essays by leading British and Swiss scholars which explore the development of Swiss democracy from 1848 to the present day. Culture and literature, politics and economics are looked at in turn in an attempt to unravel the extraordinary success of this microcosmic, multicultural society at the heart of Europe. The problem... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2003; US$ 135.00
Swiss Foreign Policy, 1945-2002 presents for the first time a comprehensive collection of eight essays, addressing the post-war foreign policy of Switzerland. The essays deal with a diverse range of issues: general foreign policy and neutrality; defense and security policy; relations with the United Nations; the Swiss policy of good offices; relations... more...