By: Spaar, Ilona Shulman
Vancouver, B.C., Consulate General of Switzerland: 2013
Edition: First Edition
Seller ID: 137H4358
0992140005 xvi, 221 pages. Footnotes and Selected Bibliography. Generously illustrated with black and white reproductions of archival photos plus many recent colour photos. Published upon the occasion of the 100th anniversary of official relations between Switzerland and Western Canada in 2013. "In the nineteenth century Switzerland was not a wealthy country. Emigration movements on a larger scale began especially during times of crisis in the 19th century and at the beginning of the 20th century. One of the main destinations for the Swiss emigrants was the North American continent. ... View More...