The prince
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London ; New York : Penguin Books, 2003.
Format:
Book
Edition:
Reissued with revisions.
Physical Desc:
xxxiv, 106 pages : map ; 20 cm.
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Machiavelli's highly influential treatise on political power The Prince shocked Europe on publication with its advocacy of ruthless tactics for gaining absolute power and its abandonment of conventional morality. Niccol├│ Machiavelli drew on his own experience of office under the turbulent Florentine republic, rejecting traditional values of political theory and recognizing the complicated, transient nature of political life. Concerned not with lofty ideal but with a regime that would last, The Prince has become the bible of realpolitik, and it still retains its power to alarm and to instruct. In this edition, Machiavelli's tough-minded and pragmatic Italian is preserved in George Bull's clear, unambiguous translation. For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Machiavelli, N., & Bull, G. A. (2003). The prince. Reissued with revisions. London ; New York: Penguin Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Machiavelli, Niccolo, 1469-1527 and George Anthony. Bull. 2003. The Prince. London ; New York: Penguin Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Machiavelli, Niccolo, 1469-1527 and George Anthony. Bull, The Prince. London ; New York: Penguin Books, 2003.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Machiavelli, Niccolo, and George Anthony Bull. The Prince. Reissued with revisions. London ; New York: Penguin Books, 2003. Print.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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