The Swiss how they live and work.
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The Swiss how they live and work.

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Published by Praeger in New York .
Written in English


  • Switzerland -- Civilization

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The Physical Object
Pagination152 p. :
Number of Pages152
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Open LibraryOL23266113M
LC Control Number75042591

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