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La Place de La Concorde Suisse

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La Place de la Concorde Suisse is John McPhee's rich, journalistic study of the Swiss Army's role in Swiss society. The Swiss Army is so quietly efficient at the art of war that the Isrealis carefully patterned their own military on the Swiss model.

Synopsis:

In admirable disregard for the orthodoxy of public relations, the Swiss Army has chosen Luc Massy to be the soldier companion of the American observer John McPhee during various exercices of a "refresher" course among the high Alps of the Canto de Valais.

About the Author

John McPhee is the author of twenty-six books, including Annals of the Former World, for which he received the Pulitzer Prize in 1999. He has been a staff writer at The New Yorker since 1965 and lives in Princeton, New Jersey.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780374182410
Author:
McPhee, John
Publisher:
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Author:
McPhee, John
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Military Science
Subject:
Customs & Traditions
Subject:
Switzerland
Subject:
European
Subject:
Western Europe
Subject:
Neutrality
Subject:
Neutrality -- Switzerland.
Subject:
Switzerland Defenses.
Subject:
General Fiction
Subject:
Essays
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series Volume:
no. 75
Publication Date:
19940401
Binding:
Electronic book text in proprietary or open standard format
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
160
Dimensions:
9.25 x 6.13 in

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In admirable disregard for the orthodoxy of public relations, the Swiss Army has chosen Luc Massy to be the soldier companion of the American observer John McPhee during various exercices of a "refresher" course among the high Alps of the Canto de Valais.

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