The swiss and their neighbours 1460 1560 between accommodation and aggression tom scott a revisionist history of switzerlands place in europe questioning conventional thought regarding swiss politics and culture. The swiss and their neighbours 1460 1560 questions both assumptions it argues that the administration of the common lordships by the cantons collectively gave rise to as much discord as co operation and remained a pragmatic device not a political principle. It argues that the swiss war of 1499 was an avoidable catastrophe from which developed a modus vivendi between the swiss and the empire as the rhine became a buffer zone not a boundary. Pris 649 kr inbunden 2017 skickas inom 5 8 vardagar kp the swiss and their neighbours 1460 1560 av tom scott p bokuscom. The swiss and their neighbours 1460 1560 between accommodation and aggression authors scott tom oxford university press isbn 9780198725275 date published june 2017 and this volume seeks to demonstrate that the swiss confederation was one such composite polity surviving until the end of the ancien regime by accommodating and
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