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The prince and the discourses.

Author: Niccolò Machiavelli; C E Detmold; Max Lerner; Luigi Ricci; Eric Reginald Pearce Vincent
Publisher: New York, Modern Library [©1950]
Series: Modern library of the world's best books.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Fifteenth-century Italian stateman Niccolo Machiavelli's famous treatise on the qualities and actions necessary for princes to gain and keep power, in which he holds up ancient Roman rulers as examples and shows why, for leaders of nations, "the ends justify the means."
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Machiavelli, Niccolò, 1469-1527.
Prince and the discourses.
New York, Modern Library [©1950]
(OCoLC)577993882
Named Person: Livy.; Niccolò Machiavelli; Livy.
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Niccolò Machiavelli; C E Detmold; Max Lerner; Luigi Ricci; Eric Reginald Pearce Vincent
ISBN: 0394309251 9780394309255
OCLC Number: 249758
Description: xlviii, 540 pages 19 cm.
Contents: The prince, translated from the Italian by Luigi Ricci, rev. by E.R.P. Vincent.--Discourses on the first ten books of Titus Livius, translated from the Italian by Christian E. Detmold.
Series Title: Modern library of the world's best books.
Other Titles: Principe.
Discourses
Responsibility: With an introduction by Max Lerner.

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Fifteenth-century Italian stateman Niccolo Machiavelli's famous treatise on the qualities and actions necessary for princes to gain and keep power, in which he holds up ancient Roman rulers as examples and shows why, for leaders of nations, "the ends justify the means."

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