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Swiss neutrality

Edgar Bonjour

Swiss neutrality

its history and meaning

by Edgar Bonjour

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Published by Allen and Unwin in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Neutrality,
  • Switzerland -- Foreign relations

  • Edition Notes

    Statementtranslated by Mary Hottinger.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination135 p.
    Number of Pages135
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14782889M

      Rose Tremain On Her New Novel, 'The Gustav Sonata' Gustav Perle is a young boy growing up in Switzerland after World War II. And the defining .   Target Switzerland is the first book in English to provide an objective, year-by-year account of Switzerland's military role in World War II, including the Swiss policy of resistance, Nazi plans for invasion, and Switzerland's secret links to the : Hachette Books.

      LONDON — The Swiss Government’s new regulations for the preservation of neutrality come into force on July According to a Berne message, they provide that anyone who, by written or spoken words or pictorial illustration, slanders or publicly belittles a foreign nation, its ruler, or government, is liable to imprisonment not exceeding six months, or a fine not exceeding forty pounds, . When Stuart Eizenstat published his book Imperfect Justice (with a tasteless cover showing a Swiss flag of which the white cross had been replaced by gold bars forming a Nazi swastika), Professor Jean-François Bergier, president of the Independent Commission of Experts Switzerland - World War II, that delivered a detailed study on Switzerland's role in World War II, got quite angry.

    Switzerland. Three things come to mind: watches, chocolate and neutrality. And for good reason. Firstly, Switzerland is home to both Rolex and Omega which can boast the titles of ‘first watch on the moon’, ‘James Bond’s official watch since ’, and the watch of choice for both the American and British armies during World War One. This reader-friendly book follows on Halbrook’s earlier prize-winning Target Switzerland: Swiss Armed Neutrality in World War II (), which was well received and has been translated into German, French, Italian and Polish. While the earlier book opened a new chapter in the Swiss wartime story, this sequel enters into their daily life.


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Format: Hardcover Verified Purchase This is an excellent, well written book on the neutrality history/experiences of Switzerland - very detailed and filled with a lot of not commonly known facts/data of her role during by: 5.

This is an excellent, well written book on the neutrality history/experiences of Switzerland - very detailed and filled with a lot of not commonly known facts/data of her role during WW2.

Considering her small physical size in comparison with the other European nations surrounding her, the ability to maintain her neutrality status since AD, is incredible/5(44). Introduction 1. Origin and Growth of Swiss Neutrality 2. Scope of Swiss Neutrality 3. Means for Swiss neutrality book Preservation of Neutrality 4.

Swiss Neutrality in the Fluctuations of the European Balance of Power Swiss neutrality book the Eighteenth Century 5. Attacks on Swiss Neutrality by Revolutionary France 6.

Fictitious Neutrality at the time of the Helvetic Republic and. With 'The Pack,' Conceptual Artist Tom Sachs Takes on the Myth of Swiss Perfection and Neutrality; with Sly Humor and Bricolage, Tom Sachs Spoofs the Folly of Perceived Utopias.

Nothing Is Sacred in Switzerland-Not Even Heidi Newsweek, Vol. No. 1, January 4, Try the new Google Books. Check out the new look and enjoy easier access to your favorite features. Try it now. Get print book right of asylum rising Sardinia Sonderbund struggle Suisse Swiss army Swiss foreign policy Swiss frontier Swiss liberals Swiss neutrality Swiss policy Swiss territory Swiss troops Switzer Ticinese Ticino took.

It is based on law, on the interests of the country, on the international situation, and on its history and tradition.

The international situa - tion has an influence on neutrality policy’s scope for action. Switzerland’s scope was greatly restricted during the Second World War, for example.

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Switzerland's reputation as a neutral safe-haven during World War 11 has been badly tarnished by recent revelations about its wartime transactions with Germany. What began as an examination of the. Hitler's Secret Bankers: The Myth of Swiss Neutrality During the Holocaust Adam LeBor, Author Citadel Press $ (p) ISBN More By and About This Author.

Target Switzerland: Swiss Armed Neutrality in World War II Stephen P. Halbrook, Author, Steohen J. Halbrook, Author Da Capo Press $25 (p) ISBN More By and About This Author. Target Switzerland is the first book in English to provide an objective, year-by-year account of Switzerland's military role in World War II, including the Swiss 5/5(2).

Swiss Watching (Diccon Bewes, ). This fun, well-researched book covers all the basics in an easy-to-digest look at 21st-century Switzerland.

Target Switzerland: Swiss Armed Neutrality in World War II (Stephen P. Halbrook, ). Halbrook posits that Switzerland's robust preparation for armed resistance against the Nazis was a key to its. swiss neutrality - its history and meaning by Bonjour, Edgar and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at   The book is the latest volume in a series, which deals with Swiss diplomacy since the middle of the 19th century.

The first 15 volumes cover the. "For the outsider," wrote newspaper editor Fabien Dunand in a recent book marking the th anniversary of Switzerland's independence, "neutrality is as Swiss as chocolate."Author: RONE TEMPEST.

“I have mainly two kinds of visitors,” said Lydia Muralt, historian, tour guide and co-owner of Lynvi Switzerland. “Those who don't know that Switzerland is neutral and those who do. The first. Neutrality in the face of evil is not the moral choice taught by any of the religions of the West (I am ignorant of the Eastern religions and not able to offer any comments from their perspective).

A relevant example of the kind of dilemma that Switzerland found itself in during World War II is located in the beginning of the Book of Exodus.

Swiss neutrality, its history and meaning. London, G. Allen & Unwin [] (OCoLC) Online version: Bonjour, Edgar, Swiss neutrality, its history and meaning. London, G. Allen & Unwin [] (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors /. Switzerland maintained a state of armed neutrality during the first world war.

However, with two of the Central Powers (Germany and Austria-Hungary) and two of the Entente Powers (France and Italy) all sharing borders and populations with Switzerland, neutrality proved the Schlieffen Plan, the German General Staff had been open to the possibility of trying to outflank the.

In books used for teaching international law, a distinction began to be made between the law of war, the law of peace and the law of neutrality. The first to develop this idea was the Swiss philosopher Emer de Vattel, in his “People’s Law” in Swiss neutrality is revered as if it were in the country's DNA, part of a unique national identity, and not the pragmatic policy of a small country that hired mercenaries to the rest of Europe.Great Britain was neutral Switzerland's main supplier of heavy weaponry during the early Cold War.

Marco Wyss analyses this armaments relationship against the background of Anglo-Swiss relations between andand thereby assesses the role of arms transfers, neutrality and Britain, as well as the two countries' political, economic and military by: 3.