The Prince

The Prince

Paperback Alma Evergreens

By (author) Niccolo Machiavelli, Translated by J.G. Nichols

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  • Publisher: Alma Classics
  • Format: Paperback | 250 pages
  • Dimensions: 198mm x 216mm x 140mm | 132g
  • Publication date: 12 September 2013
  • Publication City/Country: Richmond
  • ISBN 10: 1847493238
  • ISBN 13: 9781847493231
  • Illustrations note: black & white illustrations
  • Sales rank: 503,775

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At the end of an industrious political career in conflict-riven Italy, the Florentine diplomat Niccolo Machiavelli composed his masterpiece The Prince, a classic study of power and politics, and a manual of ruthlessness for any ambitious ruler. Controversial in his own time, The Prince made Machiavelli's name a byword for manipulative scheming, and had an impact on such major figures as Napoleon and Frederick the Great. It contains principles as true today as when they were first written almost five centuries ago.

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Niccolo Machiavelli (1469 - 1527) was a quintessential Renaissance man. Interested in music, poetry and theatre, he was above all a diplomat and a historian. He is most famous for his treatise The Prince, which has become a cornerstone of modern political thought.