'A prince must not have any other object nor any other thought...but war, its institutions, and its discipline; because that is the only art befitting one who commands.'When Machiavelli's brief treatise on Renaissance statecraft and princely power was posthumously published in 1532, it generated a debate that has raged unabated until the present day. Based upon Machiavelli's first-hand experience as an emissary of the Florentine Republic to the courts of Europe,The Prince analyses the usually violent means by which men seize, retain, and lose political power. Machiavelli added a dimension of incisive realism to one of the major philosophical and political issues of his time, especially the relationship between public deeds and private morality. His bookprovides a remarkably uncompromising picture of the true nature of power, no matter in what era or by whom it is exercised.This fluent new translation is accompanied by comprehensive notes and an introduction that considers the true purpose of The Prince and dispels some of the myths associated with it.
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|Grouping Author||machiavelli niccolo|
|Last Grouping Update||2019-04-19 03:53:52AM|
|Last Indexed||2019-04-19 04:30:06AM|
|auth_author2||Bull, George Anthony., Marriott, W. K., Runger, Nelson., Worthington, Andrea,|
|author||Machiavelli, Niccolo?, 1469-1527.|
|author2-role||Bull, George Anthony., Marriott, W. K., OneClick Digital (Firm), ProQuest (Firm), Runger, Nelson.|Narrator, Worthington, Andrea,cover designer.|
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Here is the world's most famous master plan for seizing and holding power. Astonishing in its candor, The Prince even today remains a disturbingly realistic and prophetic work on what it takes to be a prince...a king...a president.
When, in 1512, Machiavelli was removed from his post in his beloved Florence, he resolved to set down a treatise on leadership that was practical, not idealistic. The prince he envisioned would be unencumbered by ordinary ethical and moral values; his prince would be man and beast, fox and lion. Today this small sixteenth-century masterpiece has become essential reading for every student of government and is the ultimate book on power politics.
This Bantam Classic edition of The Prince includes selections from Machiavelli's Discourses as well as an introduction and notes by the translator, Daniel Donno.
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|publishDate||2001, 2003, 2006, 2013, 2014|
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|subject_facet||Downloadable audio books, Electronic books, Political ethics, Political ethics -- Early works to 1800, Political science -- Early works to 1800|
|title_full||The Prince, The Prince / Niccolo? Machiavelli ; cover design by Andrea Worthington, The prince / Niccolo Machiavelli ; translated with notes by George Bull ; introduction by Anthony Grafton, The prince [electronic resource] / Niccolo? Machiavelli, The prince [electronic resource] / by Nicolo Machiavelli; translated by W.K. Marriott|
|topic_facet||Classic Literature, Fiction, History, Nonfiction, Philosophy, Political ethics, Political science, Politics|