The following books have been consulted for background material:

[Anon.]: A Handbook for Travellers on the Continent, being a guide to Holland... Northern Germany... [etc.] 12th edition. London: Murray, 1858.

[Anon.]: Travels in Switzerland. Compiled from the most recent authorities. Dublin: Hardy, 1830.

Addison, Joseph: Remarks on several parts of Italy &c in the years, 1701, 1702, 1703. Fifth ed. London: Printed for J. and R. Tonson, 1736.

Anderson, Matthew Smith: Europe in the Eighteenth Century 1715-1783. Harlow: Addison-Wesley Longman, 1989.

Andrews, Stuart: Eighteenth Century Europe, the 1680s to 1815. London: Longman, 1965.

Bianchi, Vendramino: An Account of Switzerland and the Grisons... [etc.]. Made English from the Italian original, printed at Venice, 1708. London: Printed for J. Knapton, 1710.

Black, Jeremy: European Warfare 1660-1815. London: UCL Press, 1994.

Blanning, T.C.W.: The French Revolutionary Wars, 1787-1802. London; New York: Arnold, 1996.

Böning, Holger: Revolution in der Schweiz 1798-1803. Frankfurt am Main, Bern, New York: Lang, 1985.

Böning, Holger: Ulrich Bräker, der arme Mann aus dem Toggenburg. Leben, Werk und Zeitgeschichte. Königstein: Athenaeum, 1985.

Bonjour, E., Offler, H., and Potter, G.R.: A Short History of Switzerland. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1952.

Boswell, James: Boswell on the Grand Tour: Germany and Switzerland, 1764; edited by Frederick A. Pottle. Melbourne, London, Toronto: Heinemann, 1953.

Braun, Rudolf: Industrialisation and Everyday Life, translated by Sarah Hanbury Tenison. [2nd ed.] Cambridge University Press, 1979.