The Prince (Vintage Classics) (Paperback)

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That Machiavelli’s name has become synonymous with cold-eyed political calculation only heightens the intrinsic fascination of The Prince—the world’s preeminent how-to manual on the art of getting and keeping power and one of the literary landmarks of the Italian Renaissance. Written in a vigorous, straightforward style that reflects its author’s realism, this treatise on states, statecraft, and the ideal ruler is essential reading for anyone seeking to understand how human society actually works.

About the Author

NICCOLÒ MACHIAVELLI (1469-1527) was a Florentine statesman who was forced out of public life. He then devoted himself to studying and writing political philosophy, history, fiction, and drama.

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Product Details
ISBN: 9780593310861
ISBN-10: 0593310861
Publisher: Vintage
Publication Date: October 13th, 2020
Pages: 208
Language: English
Series: Vintage Classics