The Prince (Hardcover)

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    That Machiavelli’s name has become synonymous with cold-eyed political calculation only heightens the intrinsic fascination of The Prince–the world’s preeminent how-to manual on the art of getting and keeping power, and one of the lit...

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    Peter Constantine, winner of the PEN Translation Prize and a National Translation Award, has earned wide acclaim for his translation of The Undiscovered Chekhov and of the complete works of Isaac Babel, as well as for his Modern Library translations, which include The Essential Writings of Machiavelli, Gogol’s Taras Bulba, Voltaire’s Candide, and Tolstoy’s The Cossacks.

    Albert Russell Ascoli is Gladys Arata Terrill Distinguished Professor of Italian Studies at the University of California, Berkeley, and was awarded the Rome Prize for study at the American Academy in Rome.


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    That Machiavelli’s name has become synonymous with cold-eyed political calculation only heightens the intrinsic fascination of The Prince–the world’s preeminent how-to manual on the art of getting and keeping power, and one of the literary landmarks of the Italian Renaissance. Written in a vigorous, straightforward style that reflects its author’s realism, this treatise on states, statecraft, and the ideal ruler is essential reading for anyone seeking to understand how human society actually works.

    (Book Jacket Status: Jacketed)

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    ISBN 9780679410447
    Genre PHILOSOPHY / Political
    Format Hardcover
    Pages 190
    Publisher Date 1992-08-01 00:00:00.0
    Publisher Everymans Library
    Copyright Year 1992
    Height 8.25 in
    Wdth 5.25 in
    Thickness 0.75 in
    Unit weight 0.75 lb
    Language English
    Series Name Everyman's Library
    Audience College/higher education
    Authors Machiavelli, Niccolo

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