The Challenge of Neutrality: Diplomacy and the Defense of Switzerland

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Prominent historian and former President of the Swiss Confederation Georges-Andre Chevallaz begins his study of Swiss neutrality during World War II with two essential questions: Why, in the face of German imperialism with its authoritarian, totalitarian, and racist ideology did Switzerland declare neutrality? Why did it not join the "camp of democracies," or the other European nations who resolved to hold firm against the Germans? Chevallaz's provocative and insightful book, presented here for the first time in English, ...

The Challenge of Neutrality: Diplomacy and the Defense of Switzerland 2001, Lexington Books, Lanham, MD

ISBN-13: 9780739102749

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