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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...

  • I castelli di Bellinzonaby Werner Meyer; Graziano Tarilli

    SJW - Schweizerisches Jugendschriftenwerk 2014; US$ 5.99

    I castelli di Bellinzona costituiscono un importante esempio di architettura fortificata medievale in Svizzera. La particolare posizione geografica della città ha fatto assumere un fondamentale ruolo strategico che ha favorito la costruzione dei tre manieri. Nel 1475 Azzone Visconti, Commissario di guerra del duca di Milano, definiva Bellinzona una... 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...

  • 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...

  • Foreigners Behaving Badlyby Balvinder Sandhu

    Marshall Cavendish 2013; US$ 12.99

    Moving to a new country to live is difficult, having to adapt to the culture and new environment. Most people settle down nicely but a handful don’t get used to their newly adopted home. Here then are stories of foreigners in Singapore who behave badly; committing murder, financial scams, vandalism and more. Read about the domestic helper who... more...

  • Das Wallis für Anfängerby Claudia Schnieper

    Rothus Verlag 2013; US$ 18.99

    Wer sich aufs Wallis und seine Bewohner einlässt, darf mit Überraschungen rechnen. Zwischen dem Genfersee und dem Rhonegletscher ist vieles ein wenig anders. Das Klima ist trockener, die Sprache unverständlicher, die Menschen sind rebellischer, die Kühe kämpferischer, die Bräuche wilder als anderswo in der Schweiz. Für... 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...

  • Southern Switzerlandby Kimberly Rinker

    Hunter Publishing 2013; US$ 9.99

    Verbier, Zermatt, Saas-Fee, Lugano, Locarno, Ascona - these are some of the attractions here. This region contains the two southernmost cantons of Valais and Ticino. Though connected, both are vastly different in terms of geography, language and culture. Valais is home to some of Switzerland's best ski resorts, including the village of Zermatt,... 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...

  • Swiss History in a Nutshellby Grégoire Nappey; Mix & Remix

    Bergli Books 2012; Not Available

    Swiss History in a Nutshell gives you an easy-to-read insight into all the major facts of Switzerland's rich history. Illustrated with great humour and with its appealing concept, this book is the perfect companion to be well informed in a brief and accessible way. Among the topics are: the most fascinating moments in Switzerland's rich and colourful... more...