Historical encyclopedia of Switzerland
the historical encyclopedia of Switzerland, briefly HLS (French Dictionnaire Historique de la Suisse, briefly DHS, Italian Dizionario Storico della Svizzera, briefly dss) is since 1988 a running project, that the conditions of the knowledge over those History of Switzerland in form of an encyclopedia to arrange wants. The HLS was created 1990. 2002 appeared the first volume, since that time a volume per year. Vorgängerin of the HLS is the HBLS, the historical-biographic encyclopedia of Switzerland of 1923-1929.
The HLS appears in three of four national languages(German, French, Italian). The original contributions of the authors are translated in each case into those different languages. A partial expenditure in the fourth national language RA-gate-Omani, which Lexicon istoric retic, separately published. The encyclopedia covers per acoustic output approx. 36.000 different articles to persons, families, geographicalName and substantive issues. Persons were born only taken up if it are dead, 1935 ago or federal advice or Nobelpreisträger are.Ruth Metzler is possibly the youngest person, who has its own article in the HLS.
Since the autumn 1998 is also a version in the World WideWeb. The e-HLS in such a way specified contains the full keyword list as well as the articles released by the conclusion editorship, however no illustrations. In printed form so far four volumes appeared. Per year is to appear further volumes. The work is appropriate for twelve volumes.
Herausgeberin of the HLSthe donation is historical encyclopedia of Switzerland (HLS), which stands under the patronage of the Swiss academy of the spirit and social sciences and the Swiss society for history. The financing takes place via the Swiss Confederation from tax fundses. The e-HLS is therefore also after the appearance thatprinted volumes for free access make possible.
See also: Donation (Switzerland).
- Marco Jorio (talk.): Historical encyclopedia of Switzerland. Hrsg. of the donation historical encyclopedia of Switzerland. Schwabe, Basel 2002ff. ISBN 3-7965-1900-8