The Resource The prince, Niccolò Machiavelli, (electronic resource)

The prince, Niccolò Machiavelli, (electronic resource)

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The prince
Title
The prince
Statement of responsibility
Niccolò Machiavelli
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
As a young Florentine envoy to the courts of France and the Italian principalities, Niccol ̣Machiavelli (1469-1527) was able to observe firsthand the lives of people strongly united under one powerful ruler. His fascination with that political rarity and his intense desire to see the Medici family assume a similar role in Italy provided the foundation for his "primer for princes." In this classic guide to acquiring and maintaining political power, Machiavelli used a rational approach to advise prospective rulers, developing logical arguments and alternatives for a number of potential problems, among them governing hereditary monarchies, dealing with colonies and the treatment of conquered peoples. Refreshing in its directness, yet often disturbing in its cold practicality, The Prince sets down a frighteningly pragmatic formula for political fortune. Starkly relevant to the political upheavals of the 20th century, this calculating prescription for power remains today, nearly 500 years after it was written, a timely and startling lesson in the practice of autocratic rule that continues to be much read and studied by students, scholars and general readers as well
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Midwest
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1469-1527
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Machiavelli, Niccolò
Dewey number
320.1
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
Series statement
Dover thrift editions
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  • Political science
  • Political ethics
  • Electronic books
Target audience
adult
Label
The prince, Niccolò Machiavelli, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11602614
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Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11602614
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Publisher number
MWT11602614
Specific material designation
remote
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
The prince, Niccolò Machiavelli, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11602614
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11602614
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Publisher number
MWT11602614
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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