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    DescriptionLaid out in this book is the world's most famous master plan for seizing and holding power. Astonishing in its candor The Prince even today remains a disturbingly realistic and prophetic work on what it takes to be a prince, a king or a president.When, in 1512, Machiavelli was removed from his post in his beloved Florence, he resolved to set down a treatise on leadership that was practical, not idealistic. In The Prince he envisioned would be unencumbered by ordinary ethical and moral values; his prince would be man and beast, fox and lion.Today, this small sixteenth-century masterpiece has become essential reading for every student of government, and is the ultimate book on power politics.

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    The Prince
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Niccolo Machiavelli
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 168
    Width: 131 mm
    Height: 198 mm
    Thickness: 10 mm
    Weight: 182 g
    ISBN 13: 9781922036001
    ISBN 10: 1922036005

    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: F1.1
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    BIC E4L: CLA
    B&T Book Type: FI
    BIC subject category V2: FC
    LC classification: PS
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    BIC subject category V2: JPHC, JPA, HPS
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 21110
    BISAC V2.8: FIC004000
    Ingram Theme: CULT/ITALY
    Ingram Subject Code: LC
    Libri: I-LC
    DC22: 320.01
    B&T General Subject: 500
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/16CNTY
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 62
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/15CNTY
    B&T Approval Code: A24243000
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    DC23: 320.01
    Edition statement
    Brolga Publishing Pty Ltd
    Imprint name
    Brolga Publishing Pty Ltd
    Publication date
    01 October 2013
    Publication City/Country
    Ringwood, VIC
    Author Information
    Nicolo Machiavelli was an Italian diplomat, philosopher and historian, born in Florence on 3rd May 1469. Born to parents of the old Florentine nobility, he is one of the main founders of modern political science. He also wrote comedies, carnival songs, poetry, and some of the most well-known personal correspondence in the Italian language.