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The history of Switzerland, by Heinrich Zschokko. Translated by Francis George Shaw.

by Michigan Historical Reprint Series

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Published by Scholarly Publishing Office, University of Michigan Library .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American history,
  • History,
  • History - U.S.,
  • History: American,
  • USA,
  • Europe - General,
  • History / United States / General,
  • History : Europe - General,
  • United States - General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages432
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8510358M
    ISBN 101425547060
    ISBN 109781425547066
    OCLC/WorldCa227399611

    "A concise History of Switzerland" is a great read on the struggles and adversities the people of Switzerland overcame in order to form a nation. Despite four separate languages, the divisions of the reformation, democracy and oligarchies and several European and world wars the people of all the separate Swiss Cantons united to form a direct /5(23). Book digitized by Google from the library of Oxford University and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.

    ACONCISEHISTORYOFSWITZERLAND Despite its position at the heart of Europe and its quintessentially European nature, Switzerland ’s history is often overlooked within the English-speaking world. This comprehensive and engaging history of Switzerland traces the historical and cultural development of this fasci-. Walter Sorell, The Swiss: a cultural panorama of Switzerland Bobbs-Merrill, Heinrich Zschokke, Des Schweizerlands Geschichten für das Schweizervolk, J. J. Mäcken, Internet Archive, trans. as The History of Switzerland, for the Swiss People by Francis George Shaw, Google Books; Frank Webb, Switzerland of the Swiss, Scribners.

    Romans and Schwyzerdüütsch (BC - X Century) Though human history in Zurich began before the Romans, it seems it was they who gave the city its name. Around 15 BC they established a military base at the site of today’s Lindenhof which was called Turicum, and as later inhabitants weren’t so fluent in Latin, it gradually became the slightly more callous ‘Zurich’. Heinrich Zschokke, Des Schweizerlands Geschichten für das Schweizervolk, J. J. Mäcken, Google Books, trans. as The History of Switzerland, for the Swiss People by Francis George Shaw, Google Books; Frank Webb, Switzerland of the Swiss (Svislando de .


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The history of Switzerland, by Heinrich Zschokko. Translated by Francis George Shaw by Michigan Historical Reprint Series Download PDF EPUB FB2

The History Of Switzerland () [Heinrich Zschokke, Francis George Shaw] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks/5(4).

I was looking for a book on the History of Switzerland to help me understand what was going on when my ancestors came to America. This is a well documented informational history on the land, people and languages. It covers the time period from BC up to by the original author, with a continuation to the year by Emil Zschokke/5(9).

Page 39 - Schwyz and Unterwalden, in a small bushy meadow at the foot of the rocks of Seelisberg, opposite the little village of Brunnen. It is called Rutli, from the clearing of bushes ; there they were far from all human habitations. Soon each brought the joyful news that death was more desirable to all the people than so shameful a yoke.

Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Print version: Zschokke, Heinrich, History of Switzerland. New York: A. Mason, (OCoLC) Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Print version: Zschokke, Heinrich, History of Switzerland, for the Swiss people.

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Thorough history of Switzerland up to the enactment of the Constitution. Anyone interested in the History of Switzerland will recognize the foundations of many of the peculiarities of Switzerland. Although written in the XIX century and being a translation from the original in German (which influences the narrative), it is an excellent read/5(9).

For a Reading and Lecture-Book. Appears in 19 books from Page - Analyzed, and Illustrated from Analogy, History, and the Writings of Celebrated Ancient and Modern Authors, to teach the Art of Argumentation and the Development of Thought.

OCLC Number: Description: xi, p. front. (map) 19 cm. Contents: How it was in the beginning --First exploits of the ancient Helvetians, and how the Cymbri came to them [B.C. ] --All the country becomes Roman [B.C. 50] --Of the Roman dominion in the land [A.D.

1 to ] --How the whole country became a prey to foreign nations, [A.D. to ] --Dominion and rule of the Franks. Buy The History of Switzerland for the Swiss People by Heinrich Zschokke, Francis George Shaw (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on 3/5(1). "A concise History of Switzerland" is a great read on the struggles and adversities the people of Switzerland overcame in order to form a nation.

Despite four separate languages, the divisions of the reformation, democracy and oligarchies and several European and world wars the people of all the separate Swiss Cantons united to form a direct /5(22). The history of Switzerland, for the Swiss people by Zschokke, Heinrich, ; Zschokke, Emil, ; Shaw, Francis George,tr.

Publication date Publisher Francis George Shaw Worldcat (source edition) Year Show More. Full catalog record Pages: By Heinrich Zschokke, Emil Zschokke and tr.

Francis George Shaw. Thorough history of Switzerland up to the enactment of the Constitution. Anyone interested in the History of Switzerland will recognize the foundations of many of the peculiarities of Switzerland.

Although written in the XIX century and being a translation from the original in German (which influences the narrative), it is an excellent read/5(6). The History of Switzerland Item Preview remove-circle The History of Switzerland by Heinrich Zschokke, Emil Zschokke, Francis George Shaw.

Publication date Publisher A. Mason Collection americana Digitizing sponsor Google Book from the collections of University of CaliforniaPages: Since the Swiss Confederation has been a federal republic of relatively autonomous cantons, some of which have a history of confederacy that goes back more than years, putting them among the world's oldest surviving republics.

The early history of the region is tied to that of Alpine rland was inhabited by the Helvetii, and it came under Roman rule in the 1st century BC. Switzerland - Switzerland - History: Switzerland’s history is one of a medieval defensive league formed during a time and in an area lacking imperial authority.

The different cantons (traditionally called Orte in German) were to a large extent independent states that remained united through the shared defense of liberty, which was understood as the protection of imperial privileges and. The history of Switzerland, for the Swiss people Item Preview remove-circle The history of Switzerland, for the Swiss people by Zschokke, Heinrich; Zschokke, Emil, ; Shaw, Francis George,tr.

Publication date Topics Switzerland, Switzerland. The history of Switzerland, for the Swiss people Item Preview Zschokke, Heinrich, ; Zschokke, Emil, ; Shaw, Francis George, Publication date Switzerland -- History Publisher New York: C.

Francis & co.; London, S. Low, son & co. Collection cdl; americana Digitizing sponsor MSN Contributor University of Pages: In this sense, Switzerland is a federation, rather than a nation. Going back through history, these cantons were fully sovereign states, each with their own borders, armies and customs and language.

Apart from the failed Helvetic Republic (), there has never been a strong centralised government in Switzerland, which allowed the cantons Author: Sean Mowbray. This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher.

Not indexed. Not illustrated. Excerpt: demanded of the pope the imposition of Pages: For the history of the Helvetic Revolution, the canton of Vaud (western Switzerland, northern shore of Lake Geneva) and the leader of its revolutionaries, Frederick-Cesar of Laharpe played a key role.

Frederick-Cesar de Laharpe asked in public for a French intervention against the. Discover Book Depository's huge selection of Francis George Shaw books online. Free delivery worldwide on over 20 million titles. The History of Switzerland () Heinrich Zschokke.

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