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Published by T. Fisher Unwin in London .
Written in English


  • Machiavelli, Niccolò, -- 1469-1527.

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Edition Notes

Previous ed. 1878.

Statementtranslated by Linda Villari.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15548571M

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Niccolò Machiavelli was born in the city of Florence, Italy, on May 3, His father, Bernardo Machiavelli, was a lawyer, although not a very prosperous one, with much of his income derived from family property rather than his law practice. However, he retained his membership in the lawyers' guild, which was influential in Florentine politics. Niccolò Machiavelli has books on Goodreads with ratings. Niccolò Machiavelli’s most popular book is The Prince.   Machiavelli, Niccolò, , Italy -- History Publisher London, T. F. Unwin Collection kellylibrary; toronto Digitizing sponsor MSN Contributor Kelly - .   "The Prince" is a political treatise by Machiavelli that is not considered to be representative of the work published during his lifetime, but is the most remembered. The theories in this book describe methods that an aspiring prince can use to acquire the throne, or an existing prince can use to maintain his reign. These theories include defense and military, perceived reputation, generosity /5(2).

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