The Prince and Discourses on Livy (Illustrated with TOC)

The Prince and Discourses on Livy (Illustrated with TOC)

by Niccolo Machiavelli
     
 

Niccolò Machiavelli was born in Florence on May 3, 1469, as Florence was undergoing its transition into the Renaissance, guided by the Medicis. Machiavelli was a public servant during the Republic, losing his office when the Medicis returned to power. Despite that, Machiavelli dedicated The Prince to the ruling Medici of the time, leading some today to still…  See more details below

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Niccolò Machiavelli was born in Florence on May 3, 1469, as Florence was undergoing its transition into the Renaissance, guided by the Medicis. Machiavelli was a public servant during the Republic, losing his office when the Medicis returned to power. Despite that, Machiavelli dedicated The Prince to the ruling Medici of the time, leading some today to still speculate whether the book was a satire. Regardless, it remains one of the most influential political philosophies of history.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940012958600
Publisher:
Charles River Editors
Publication date:
06/05/2011
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
492 KB

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