Collective security in Swiss experience, 1291-1948 / by William E. Rappard.


London : G. Allen and Unwin, 1948.

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Standard Title Cinq siècles de sécurité collective, 1291-1798. English. Selections
Subjects National security -- Switzerland.
National security.
Politics and government
Switzerland -- History.
Switzerland -- Politics and government.
Switzerland.
Description xvi, 150 pages ; 23 cm
Copyright Date 1948.
Notes Primarily an abridged English version of the author's Cinq siècles de sécurité collective, 1291-1798.
Includes bibliographical references.
Summary This book is an attempt for the author, William E. Rappard, to recall the most significant events in the constitutional development of his country. Although his analysis is strictly historical, he has proceeded to his task with the curiosity of one who has closely followed the rise and fall of the League of Nations and the emergence of the United Nations. The Swiss cantons formed a very loose confederation bound together only by bilateral and multilateral treaties of collective security. After fifty years of constitutional upheaval, Switzerland in 1848 became the federal state that she has been for the last century.--[from book].
Contents A sketch map of Swiss Federal development. The origins and growth of the Confederation of the Thirteen Cantons (1291-1513) ; Switzerland becomes Bi-Confessional (1519), multilingual (1798), and federative (1848) -- The law of collective security in Swiss history. The Principal Treaties of Alliance (1291-1513) ; The law of collective security in modern times (since 1513) -- The facts of collective security in Switzerland. Collective security in the wars of the fourteenth, fifteenth and sixteenth centuries ; Collective security in the wars of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries ; Collective security since the French Revolution.
Genre History.
Geographic Area Switzerland
Network Numbers (OCoLC)395651
(OCoLC)ocm00395651
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Rappard, William E. 1883-1958,
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