The PrinceeBook - 2005
Based upon Machiavelli's first-hand experience as an emissary of the Florentine Republic to the courts of Europe, The Prince analyses the usually violent means by which men seize, retain, and lose political power. This fluent new translation is accompanied by comprehensive notes and an introduction that dispels some of the myths associated with Machiavelli, and considers the true purpose of The Prince. - ; 'A prince must not have any other object nor any other thought ... but war, its institutions, and its discipline; because that is the only art befitting one who commands.'. When Machiavelli's b.
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, ©2005.
Characteristics: 1 online resource (li, 133 pages) : map.