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Switzerland A Village History is an account of an Alpine village that illuminates the broader history of Switzerland and its rural local underpinnings It begins with the colonization of the Alps by Romanized Celtic peoples who came from the plain to clear the wilderness establish a tiny monastic house and create a dairy economy that became famous for its cheeses Over ten centuries the village like the rest of Switzerland went through the traumas of religious reformation and political revolution A single currency a unified postal service and eventually an integrated army brought improved stability and prosperity to the union of two dozen small republicsYet Switzerland's enduring foundation remains the three thousand boroughs to which the Swiss people feel they truly belong In Switzerland A Village History distinguished scholar David Birmingham tells the story of his childhood village Chteau d'Oex where records of cheesemaking date to 1328 The evolution of this ancient grazing and forest economy included the rise of the legal profession to keep track of complex deeds grazing allotments and animal rights of way Switzerland's eventual privatization of communal grazing land drove many highlanders to emigrate to the European plains and overseas to the Americas The twentieth century brought wealth from foreign tourism to Switzerland punctuated by austerities imposed by Europe's wars Alpine peasants were integrated into Swiss union society and began at last to share in some of the prosperity flowing from urban industry Switzerland A Village History replaces the mythology and patriotic propaganda that too often have passed for Swiss history with a rigorous insightful and charming account of the daily life small scale rivalries and local loyalties that actually make up Swiss histor.

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