Philosopher of Power
Author(s): Ross King
Original Publish Date: Oct 13, 2009
Product Number: EB00236053
Released: Mar 18, 2014
Business Term: 26 Circ
ISBN: #9780061870736
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The author of The Prince—his controversial handbook on power, which is one of the most influential books ever written—NiccolO Machiavelli (1469-1527) was no prince himself. Born to an established middle-class family, Machiavelli worked as a courtier and diplomat for the Republic of Florence and enjoyed some small fame in his time as the author of bawdy plays and poems. In this discerning new biography, Ross King rescues Machiavelli's legacy from caricature, detailing the vibrant political and social context that influenced his thought and underscoring the humanity of one of history's finest political thinkers.

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Author(s): Ross King
Narrator(s): Tim Gerard Reynolds
Product Number Z100116923
Released: Jul 12, 2016
Business Term: Purchase
Publisher: HarperAudio
ISBN: #9780062641243