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Prince - 95 edition

Prince - 95 edition

ISBN13: 9780872203167

ISBN10: 0872203166

Prince by Machiavelli and David  Translator Wootton - ISBN 9780872203167
Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 95
Copyright: 1995
Publisher: Hackett Publishing Co.
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Prince by Machiavelli and David  Translator Wootton - ISBN 9780872203167

ISBN13: 9780872203167

ISBN10: 0872203166

Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 95

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Summary

''This is an excellent, readable and vigorous translation of The Prince, but it is much more than simply a translation. The map, notes and guide to further reading are crisp, to-the-point and yet nicely comprehensive. The inclusion of the letter to Vettori is most welcome. But, above all, the Introduction is so gripping and lively that it has convinced me to include The Prince in my syllabus for History of Western Civilization the next time that I teach it. . . . Great price, too! And lovely printing and layout.''
--Rachel Fulton, University of Chicago

''The translation is lively and readable and makes the pithy, bracing, and forceful aspects of Machiavelli's thought accessible to nonspecialists.''
--Michael C. Downs, Indiana University

''The best edition of The Prince that I have ever read. Wooton's translation is lively and easy to read, and his introduction is provocative and engaging.''
--Angelo Louisa, University of Nebraska, Omaha

''A readable text in vigorous prose. I have not read a translation of The Prince into English that is more lively. . . .''
--J. H. Hexter, Washington University



Author Bio

Niccolò Machiavelli (1469-1527) was born in Florence. He served the Florentine republic as secretary and second chancellor, but was expelled from public life when the Medici family returned to power in 1512. His other works include The Discourses, The Art of War, and the comic satire The Mandrake.

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