James Edward Dillard

Apr 13, 2021

4 min read

Why Switzerland?

A book about the Sonderfall Schweiz (Special case of Switzerland)

The Swiss flag on a grassy ridge among the Swiss Alps
Beautiful Switzerland

In the introduction to Why Switzerland? the author, Dr. Jonathan Steinberg, introduces two motivating questions for the book:
1. Why does Switzerland, a country without a national language or religion, exist at all?
2. Why should we care about it and what can we learn from it?