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  • The Princeby Niccolò Machiavelli; James B. Atkinson

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2008; US$ 14.50

    'To investigate the imaginative leaps of so agile and incisive a mind as Machiavelli's one needs as much commentary about history, political theory, sources, and language as possible. I have gradually come to realize that readers who remain unaware of these topics frequently finish reading The Prince, put down their copies, and wonder what the shouting... more...

  • The Princeby Niccolo Machiavelli; W. K. Marriott

    The Floating Press 1908; US$ 3.92

    Il Principe ( The Prince ) is the famous text by Florentine public servant Niccolo Machiavelli, in which he outlines the best strategy by which a prince can acquire, maintain and protect his state. Published posthumously, the text departs from his previous works, but is that for which he is remembered, and which has produced the adjective "Machiavellian".... more...

  • Discourses on Livyby Niccolò Machiavelli; Ninian Hill Thomson

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 9.95

    This influential study contrasts the government of ancient Rome with that of the author's 16th-century contemporaries. Topics include establishing a republic's internal structure, conducting warfare, and exhibiting leadership qualities. more...

  • The Comedies of Machiavelliby Niccolò Machiavelli; David Sices; James B. Atkinson

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2007; US$ 14.95

    This bilingual edition includes all three examples of Machiavelli's comedic art: sparkling translations of his farcical masterpiece, The Mandrake; of his version of Terence's The Woman From Andros; and of his Plautus-inspired Clizia . more...

  • The Princeby Niccolò Machiavelli; Peter Bondanella; Maurizio Viroli

    OUP Oxford 2005; US$ 3.99

    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...

  • The Princeby Niccolo Machiavelli; Tim Parks; Tim Parks

    Penguin Publishing Group 2009; US$ 16.00

    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 a treatise... more...

  • Discourses on Livyby Niccolo Machiavelli; Julia Conaway Bondanella; Peter Bondanella

    OUP Oxford 2003; US$ 8.99

    Machiavelli's commentary on Livy's history of Rome sets out his fundamental preference for a republican state. This translation is richly annotated, providing the contemporary reader with sufficient historical, linguistic, and political information to understand and interpret the revolutionary affirmations Machiavelli made, based on the historical... more...

  • Machiavelli: The Princeby Niccolo Machiavelli; Quentin Skinner; Russell Price

    Cambridge University Press 1988; US$ 13.00

    Professor Skinner presents a lucid analysis of Machiavelli's text as a response to the world of Florentine politics. more...

  • The Prince and Other Writingsby Niccolò Machiavelli; W.K. Marriott

    Canterbury Classics 2014; US$ 4.99

    “If an injury has to be done to a man, it should be so severe that his vengeance need not be feared.”--Niccolo Machiavelli, The Prince One of the foremost examples of modern philosophy, Niccolo Machiavelli’s The Prince is notorious for the morality it expounds, often summarized by the phrase, “The end justifies the means.” With The Prince , Machiavelli’s... more...

  • The Portable Machiavelliby Niccolo Machiavelli; Peter Bondanella; Mark Musa; Mark Musa

    Penguin Publishing Group 1979; US$ 22.00

    In the four and a half centuries since Machiavelli’s death, no single and unanimously accepted interpretation of his ideas has succeeded in imposing itself upon the lively debate over the meaning of his works. Yet there has never been any doubt about the fundamental importance of Machiavelli’s contribution to Western political theory. The Portable... more...