The Prince

Product Number: EB00051197
Released: Aug 22, 2013
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The Prince (1532) is a treatise that systematically charts the best strategies for successful governing. It unapologetically places realism above idealism, showing would-be kings how to get what they want while appearing to be generous and honourable, and advocates that the means - cruelty, duplicity and terror - justify the ends of secure monarchical rule. But it can also be read as the work of a secret republican subtly undermining the despotism of the ruling Medici family. Hugely influential for nearly five centuries, and the reason the word ' Machiavellian' has its place in English, The Prince retains its status as the archetypal political primer.Witty, informative, and devilishly shrewd, this work is a must-listen for anyone interested in politics and power. The world-renowned philosopher' s classic treatise reveals the techniques and strategies for gaining and keeping political control. " How we live is so far removed from how we ought to live, that he who abandons what is done for what ought to be done, will rather bring about his own ruin than his preservation. Therefore, it is necessary to learn how not to be good," wrote Machiavelli

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Author(s): Niccolo Machiavelli
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Author(s): Niccolo Machiavelli
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Author(s): Niccolo Machiavelli
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Author(s): Niccolo Machiavelli
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Released: Jan 01, 1987
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Author(s): Niccolo Machiavelli
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Released: Jan 01, 1987
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