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Machiavelli In 90 Minutes
     

Machiavelli In 90 Minutes

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by Paul Strathern
 

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In Machiavelli in 90 Minutes, Paul Strathern offers a concise, expert account of Machiavelli's life and ideas, and explains their influence on man's struggle to understand his existence in the world. The book also includes selections from Machiavelli's writings; a brief list of suggested reading for those who wish to push further; and chronologies that place

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In Machiavelli in 90 Minutes, Paul Strathern offers a concise, expert account of Machiavelli's life and ideas, and explains their influence on man's struggle to understand his existence in the world. The book also includes selections from Machiavelli's writings; a brief list of suggested reading for those who wish to push further; and chronologies that place Machiavelli within his own age and in the broader scheme of philosophy.

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New York Times
A godsend in this era of the short attention span.
— Daryl Royster Alexander
Wall Street Journal
Witty, illuminating, and blessedly concise.
— Jim Holt
Boston Globe
Each of these little books is witty and dramatic and creates a sense of time, place, and character...I cannot think of a better way to introduce oneself and one's friends to Western civilization.
— Katherine A. Powers
The New York Times
A godsend in this era of the short attention span.
— Daryl Royster Alexander
The Wall Street Journal
Witty, illuminating, and blessedly concise.
— Jim Holt
The Boston Globe
Each of these little books is witty and dramatic and creates a sense of time, place, and character...I cannot think of a better way to introduce oneself and one's friends to Western civilization.
— Katherine A. Powers
The New York Times - Richard Bernstein
Well-written, clear and informed, they have a breezy wit about them...I find them hard to stop reading.
The Wall Street Journal - Jim Holt
Witty, illuminating, and blessedly concise.
The Boston Globe - Katherine A. Powers
Each of these little books is witty and dramatic and creates a sense of time, place, and character...I cannot think of a better way to introduce oneself and one's friends to Western civilization.
The New York Times - Daryl Royster Alexander
A godsend in this era of the short attention span.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781566632126
Publisher:
Dee, Ivan R. Publisher
Publication date:
09/25/1998
Series:
Philosophers in 90 Minutes Series
Pages:
96
Product dimensions:
5.18(w) x 8.36(h) x 0.49(d)

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