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The Swiss and their neighbours, 1460-1560 : between accommodation and aggression

Author: Tom Scott
Publisher: Oxford Oxford University Press 2017
Edition/Format:   Map : English : First edition
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Renewed interest in Swiss history has sought to overcome the old stereotypes of peasant liberty and republican exceptionalism. The heroic age of the Confederation in the fifteenth century is now seen as a turning-point as the Swiss polity achieved a measure of institutional consolidation and stability, and began to mark out clear frontiers. The Swiss and their Neighbours, 1460-1560 questions both assumptions. It  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Map, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Tom Scott
ISBN: 9780198725275 0198725272
OCLC Number: 1002225108
Description: xii, 219 Seiten : Karten
Contents: PART I: ACCOMMODATION; PART II: AGGRESSION
Responsibility: Tom Scott.

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Much of early-modern Europe was built up gradually by a series of leagues and alliances, and this volume seeks to demonstrate that the Swiss Confederation was one such composite polity, surviving  Read more...

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