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- Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 1995; US$ 6.75
"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... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2003; US$ 4.50
The Prince Here is the world?s most famous master plan for seizing and holding power. Astonishing in its candor, The Prince even today remains a disturbingly realistic and prophetic work on what it takes to be a prince...a king...a president. When, in 1512, Machiavelli was removed from his post in his beloved Florence, he resolved to set down... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2009; US$ 17.95
FINALIST--2008 PEN TRANSLATION PRIZE In The Essential Writings of Machiavelli, Peter Constantine has assembled a comprehensive collection that shows the true depth and breadth of a great Renaissance thinker. Refreshingly accessible, these superb new translations are faithful to Machiavelli?s original, beautifully crafted writings. The volume features... more...
- OUP Oxford 2005; US$ 3.99 US$ 3.43
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,... more...
- ReadHowYouWant 2009; US$ 4.99
The Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius is one of the masterpieces by Machiavelli. This work narrates the writers comments as to how a democratic government should be established. Through the comparison of Venice and Rome a detailed analysis of different kinds of governments is given. Machiavelli has ingeniously presented... more...
- ReadHowYouWant 2009; US$ 4.99
. . . a wise prince should establish himself on that which is in his own control and not in that of others; he must endeavour only to avoid hatred, as is noted. Presenting a controversial yet realistic political theory, Machiavelli, through his "The Prince", has raised a political debate that remained volatile for centuries. In an era that... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2013; US$ 7.04
Machiavelli is one of the most famous strategists of all time. In this collection he discusses the dangers of conspiracies, and the component parts of an army, vital for gaining and holding power in his day. He also gives advice on tactics and discipline, and explains why promises made under force ought not to be kept. GREAT IDEAS. Throughout history,... more...
- HarperCollins Canada 2014; US$ 1.99
Often cited as one of the first works in modern political philosophy, The Prince is a political treatise that relates author Niccolo Machiavelli?s theories on state-building and rulership. Drawing on his experience as a diplomat, Machiavelli discusses the important policies for both republican free-states and hereditary princedoms, and outlines... more...
- Open Road Media 2014; US$ 0.99
The world?s most influential?and controversial?treatise on politics Composed in exile and published posthumously, The Prince is Niccolò Machiavelli?s legacy and the foundation of modern political theory. Drawing on his firsthand experiences as a diplomat and military commander in the Florentine Republic, Machiavelli disregards the rhetorical... more...