Why Switzerland?, first published in 1976, offers a unique analysis of the structures that make Switzerland work and provides a short, concise "working model" for the visitor or... Read more
Why Switzerland?, first published in 1976, offers a unique analysis of the structures that make Switzerland work and provides a short, concise "working model" for the visitor or student. Linking an analysis of the microeconomy to the major features in politics, history, religion and language, it shows how a "bottom up" society has survived in a world of "top down" states. For this new edition Jonathan Steinberg has completely revised and extended his text, and a number of unusual and attractive illustrations have been added.
Why Switzerland? Paperback edition by Jonathan Steinberg
Preface; 1. Why Switzerland?; 2. History; 3. Politics; 4. Language; 5. Wealth; 6. Religion; 7. Identity; 8. Why Switzerland matters; Appendix. How to vote for the lower house of Parliament (Nationalrat) in Switzerland.
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