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The Prince - a book by Machiavelli, Niccolò

The Prince

The Prince( )
Author: Machiavelli, Niccolò
Editor: Reclaimed Classics, Gilgamesh Books
ISBN:978-1-4928-5242-1
Publication Date:Oct 2013
Publisher:CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $5.99
Book Description:

Considered the 'Koran of the courtiers', The Prince inspired Mussolini, and served Henry VIII, Thomas Cromwell and Carlos V. It is therefore a book that has impressed Monarchs, Emperors, Dictators and a Lord Protector. It has also been denounced as the work of the Devil and Old Nick's book has been read by Catholics and Protestants alike, with both religious factions believing it the work of the other.Written to impress the ruling Medici, it has become the most famous job application...
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Book Details
Pages:180
Detailed Subjects: Philosophy / Political
Political Science / History & Theory
Political Science / Political Process / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 x 0.41 Inches
Book Weight:0.73 Pounds
Author Biography
Machiavelli, Niccolò (Author)
Niccolo Machiavelli was born on May 3, 1469 in Florence, Italy. He was a political philosopher, statesman, and court advisor. Starting out as a clerk, he quickly rose in the ranks because he understood balance of power issues involved in many of his diplomatic missions. His political pursuits quickly ended after he was imprisoned by the Medici family.

He is best known for The Prince, his guide to power attainment and cutthroat leadership. He also wrote poetry and plays, including a comedy named Mandragola. He died on June 21, 1527 at the age of 58.

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