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  • The Death of Communal Libertyby Benjamin R. Barber

    Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 46.00 US$ 36.80

    Switzerland today is faced with a profound dilemma?its village life is dying, a casualty of the collision between communal norms and the need for national survival in an industrial, urbanizing world. Benjamin Barber traces the origins and evolution of communal liberty in the group of alpine villages that make up modern Canton Graubunden, and recreates... more...

  • Swiss Foreign Policyby Magdalena Bernath; Laurent Goetschel; Daniel Schwarz

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 53.95

    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...

  • Swisscellanyby Diccon Bewes; Mischa Kammermann

    Bergli Books 2012; US$ 13.99

    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...

  • Micronesia's Yap Islands, Palau & Kiribati - Another Worldby Thomas Booth

    Hunter Publishing 2014; US$ 5.99

    Physically, the first thing that comes to mind about these little-known islands is beauty. It's a tropically profound beauty associated with palm-clad islands, white sandy beaches, multi-hued gin-clear lagoons, and sometimes abrupt green mountains covered with jungle and laced with waterfalls. Palau, is a richly appointed composite of all Pacific... more...

  • When the Alps Cast Their Spellby Trevor Braham

    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...

  • Switzerlandby Clare Brown; Karen Brown

    Karen Brown's Guides, Inc. 2013; US$ 9.99

    A guide to Switzerland that includes descriptions of places to stay as well as regional, countryside, driving itineraries. Personally researched, travelers trust Karen Brown and rely on her recommendations! more...

  • The Making of Modern Switzerland, 1848-1998by Professor Michael Butler; Professor Malcolm Pender; Joy Charnley

    Palgrave Macmillan 2000; US$ 168.00

    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...

  • Adventure Guide to the Alpsby Krista Dana

    Hunter Publishing 2013; US$ 9.99

    If castles, cuckoo clocks, and bell-laden cows dominate your image of the Alps, you are - like most travelers - missing out on one of Mother Nature's greatest gifts. It's a secret Europeans like to keep to themselves. In addition to its wealth of cultural sights, the European Alps offer a wider range of outdoor recreation than any other similarly... more...

  • Adventures in the Swiss Alpsby Krista Dana

    Hunter Publishing 2014; US$ 4.99

    If castles, cuckoo clocks, and bell-laden cows dominate your image of the Alps, you are - like most travelers - missing out on one of Mother Nature's greatest gifts. It's a secret Europeans like to keep to themselves. In addition to its wealth of cultural sights, the European Alps offer a wider range of outdoor recreation than any other similarly... more...