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Prince - 2nd edition

ISBN13: 978-0393962208

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ISBN13: 978-0393962208
ISBN10: 0393962202
Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 2ND 92
Copyright: 1992
Publisher: W.W. Norton & Co.
Published: 1992
International: No
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Prince - 2ND 92 edition

ISBN13: 978-0393962208

Niccolo Machiavelli

ISBN13: 978-0393962208
ISBN10: 0393962202
Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 2ND 92
Copyright: 1992
Publisher: W.W. Norton & Co.
Published: 1992
International: No
Summary

A classic treatise on practical leadership and power politics. This is a new translation of the Italian Renaissance treatise on political science. Bibliography. Indexes.

Author Bio

Adams, Robert M. (Ed.) : University of California-Los Angeles

Robert M. Adams is Professor of English Emeritus, University of California at Los Angeles. A Columbia Ph.D., he has also taught at Wisconsin, Rutgers, and Cornell. He is the author of many books, including Ikon: John Milton and the Modern Critics, Strains of Discord, Surface and Symbol, The Land and Literature of England, and Shakespeare--The Four Romances. He has edited six other Norton Critical Editions, including Utopia by Sir Thomas More, Candide by Voltaire, and The Praise of Folly and Other Writings by Erasmus, the texts of which he also translated. He is a contributing editor of The Norton Anthology of English Literature.


Machiavelli, Niccolò (Ed.) :

Table of Contents

Historical Introduction
Translator's Note

The Text of The Prince

Backgrounds

Map: North Central Italy in Machiavelli's Time
MACHIAVELLI THE WORKING DIPLOMAT
Niccolò Machiavelli · [The Legation to Cesare Borgia]
MACHIAVELLI THE DEMOCRAT
Niccolò Machiavelli · From Discourses on the First Ten Books of Titus Livius
MACHIAVELLI THE MORALIST
Niccolò Machiavelli · The Exhortation to Penitence
MACHIAVELLI THE CORRESPONDENT
Niccolò Machiavelli · From His Private Letters
MACHIAVELLI THE POET
Niccolò Machiavelli · From Carnival Songs
· On Occasion
· The Death of Piero Soderini


Interpretations

J. R. Hale · The Setting of The Prince: 1513-1514
Felix Gilbert · [Fortune, Necessity, Virtù]
Ernst Cassirer · Implications of the New Theory of the State
Sheldon S. Wolin · [The Economy of Violence]
Federico Chabod · Machiavelli's Method and Style
J. H. Whitfield · [Big Words, Exact Meanings]
Isaiah Berlin · The Question of Machiavelli
Robert M. Adams · The Rise, Proliferation, and Degradation of Machiavellism: An Outline


Marginalia

Friedrich Nietzsche · [Morals as Fossilized Violence]
Pasquale Villari · [Learning Diplomacy the Hard Way]
Francesco Guicciardini · From Ricordi
Traiano Boccalini · From News Bulletins from Parnassus
Norman Douglas · From South Wind
Robert M. Adams · Necessitá/Fortuna
Epigrams, Maxims, and Observations from the Machiavellians Tuscan Sayings


Selected Bibliography