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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Farrar Straus & Giroux
Publication date April 1, 1984
Binding Hardcover
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780374182410
ISBN-10 0374182418
Dimensions 0.75 by 5.75 by 8.50 in.
Weight 0.70 lbs.
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Original list price $30.00
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Examines how a militia of six hundred and fifty thousand civilians, whose eligibility for service lasts until they are in their fifties, can function as a defensive military organization
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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.



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from Farrar Straus & Giroux (April 1, 1984)
9780374182410 | details & prices | 5.75 × 8.50 × 0.75 in. | 0.70 lbs | List price $30.00
About: Examines how a militia of six hundred and fifty thousand civilians, whose eligibility for service lasts until they are in their fifties, can function as a defensive military organization
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Reissue edition from Farrar Straus & Giroux (April 1, 1994)
9780374519322 | details & prices | 5.50 × 8.25 × 0.50 in. | 0.45 lbs | List price $16.00
About: La Place de la Concorde Suisse is John McPhee's rich, journalistic study of the Swiss Army's role in Swiss society.

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