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Monarchy

Author: Dante Alighieri; Prue Shaw
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 1996.
Series: Cambridge texts in the history of political thought.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This is the first new translation for forty years of a fascinating work of political theory. Dante's Monarchy addresses the fundamental question of what form of political organization best suits human nature. It embodies a political vision of startling originality and power, and illuminates the intellectual interests and achievements of one of the world's great poets.
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Genre/Form: Early works
Early works to 1800
Named Person: Dante Alighieri; Dante Alighieri; Dante Alighieri
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dante Alighieri; Prue Shaw
ISBN: 0521567815 9780521567817 0521561205 9780521561204
OCLC Number: 35556364
Language Note: Translation of: De monarchia.
Notes: Translation of: De monarchia.
Description: xlviii, 121 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: Introduction, Bibliographical note etc; Monarchia books I, II, III; notes, tables, index.
Series Title: Cambridge texts in the history of political thought.
Other Titles: De monarchia.
Responsibility: Dante ; translated and edited by Prue Shaw.

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