Dante: Monarchy / Edition 1

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This is the first new translation for forty years of a fascinating work of political theory, until now only available in academic libraries. Dante's Monarchy addresses the fundamental question of what form of political organization best suits human nature; it embodies a political vision of startling originality and power, and illuminates the intellectual interests and achievements of one of the world's great poets. Prue Shaw's translation is accompanied by a full introduction and notes, which provide a complete guide to the text, and places Monarchy in the context of Dante's life and work.
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'All English-speaking students of Dante will be immensely grateful to Prue Shaw for her splendid edition and translation of Dante's Latin treatise on world government. This is by far the best English translation of the Monarchia …' Italian Studies
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Table of Contents

Introduction, Bibliographical note etc; Monarchia books I, II, III; notes, tables, index.
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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 17, 2008

    Great arguments of a Great Person

    This book of Dante must be revisited by contemporary theorists. His arguments truelly work, yet secularists would complain that truth is found within/subjective rather than pronounced/objective(maybe absolute). Nonetheless we need order and not a fragmented Legalism.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 24, 2001

    The Essence of Monarchy

    In his book, De Monarchia (Monarchy), Dante has captured the true and actuall essence of Monarchy and all which it brings with itself. A must read for all political science students!

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