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A Brief Travel History of Switzerland by [Cole, Melvin]
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Length: 83 pages Word Wise: Enabled Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled
Page Flip: Enabled Language: English

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A Brief Travel History of Switzerland

Switzerland represents the part of the Alps offering great climbing, hiking and skiing opportunities as well as world class cities like Bern, Geneva, Lucerne, Basel and Zurich. This Brief Travel History of Switzerland allows you to read about Swess history from the Stone Age to the present in just 1 hour, whether you are planning a trip to Switzerland or just traveling vicariously as an armchair traveler this eBook is for you. You can read it before your trip or while you are flying to your destination. Also pack it in your smart phone and use it to access historic information while you are traveling in 5 minutes or less.

The chapter headings with corresponding date ranges and estimated reading times are listed below:

Table of Contents

Map of Present Day Switzerland


1. Prehistoric Switzerland: 250,000BP-58BC (9 minutes)

2. Roman Switzerland: 58BC-AD400 (4 minutes)

3. The Early Middle Ages: The Alemannians, Burgundians and Franks : 400-900
(4 minutes)

4. The Later Middle Ages: Germans and Swabians: 900-1291 (2 minutes)

5. The Later Middle Ages: The Old Swiss Confederacy: The Emergence and Growth of the Old Swiss Confederacy: 1291-1516 (15 minutes)

6. The Swiss Reformation: The Old Swiss Confederacy: 1516-1648 (14 minutes)

7. The Enlightenment: The Old Swiss Confederacy: The Ancien Régime and the Early Enlightenment: 1648-1798 (9 minutes)

8. The Enlightenment: The Napoleonic Era: 1798-1814 (4 minutes)

9. The Enlightenment: The Restoration of Swiss Independence: 1815-1848 (5 minutes)

10. The Modern Era: The Early Federal State: 1848-1914 (8 minutes)

11. The Modern Era: The World Wars: 1914-1945 (3 minutes)

12. Modern Switzerland: 1945-Present (2 minutes)

This eBook is part of a series of Brief Travel Histories, found at, that traces the past of European countries from the Stone Age to the present in 2 hours or less.

These histories serve as a quick reference which puts historic information at your fingertips while you are traveling! Choose the historic period and date range you want by clicking on the appropriate chapter heading in the table of contents, you will be brought to the chapter title page where you can click on subheadings which can be read in 5 minutes or less.

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  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 2710 KB
  • Print Length: 83 pages
  • Simultaneous Device Usage: Unlimited
  • Publisher: MC Publishing (1 February 2014)
  • Sold by: Amazon Australia Services, Inc.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B00I6S7W9A
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Word Wise: Enabled
  • Screen Reader: Supported
  • Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled
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  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #720,584 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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Travis Dulany
2.0 out of 5 starsThough a good attempt at a short history for travelers
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