Zermatt, Switzerland, Matterhorn
The famous Matterhorn outside Zermatt, Switzerland

Great European JourneyRiver cruising and train travel through the heart of Western Europe

Jun 15 - 25, 2014 (Call to Inquire)
Cruise the Rhine River and enjoy historic train rides through the Swiss Alps
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John Sweets
Jun 15 - 25, 2014
Professor Sweets is Professor Emeritus of History, specializing in the Vichy France era, the French Resistance, and occupied France. He has taught 19th and 20th century European history at the University of Kansas, University College, Dublin (Ireland), The School of International Studies (Fort Bragg, NC), and at the UniversitÚ de Franche-ComtÚ, Besanšon (France). Professor Sweets has received two NEH Fellowships for his research and is a member of Phi Beta Kappa. He has authored many works on France, including The Politics of Resistance in France (1976) and Choices in Vichy France (1986), and has edited four volumes of The Proceedings of the Western Society for French History (1982-85). His other current research interests include a case study of the Lacemakers of Le Puy in the 19th century and an investigation of France and the Holocaust.