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The Machiavellian moment : Florentine political thought and the Atlantic republican tradition

The Machiavellian moment : Florentine political thought and the Atlantic republican tradition

Author: J G A Pocock
Publisher: [Princeton, N.J.] : Princeton University Press, [1975]
Series: Limited paperback editions.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Niccolò Machiavelli; Niccolò Machiavelli; Niccolò Machiavelli; Niccolò Machiavelli; Niccolo Machiavelli; Niccolò Machiavelli
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: J G A Pocock
ISBN: 0691075603 9780691075600 0691100292 9780691100296
OCLC Number: 969433
Awards: American Political Science Association Benjamin E. Lippincott Award, 1993.
Description: x, 602 pages : 25 cm
Contents: pt. 1. Particularity and Time: The Conceptual Background --
I. Problem and Its Modes: Experience, Usage and Prudence --
II. Problem and Its Modes: Providence, Fortune and Virtue --
III. Problem and Its Modes: The Vita Activa and the Vivere Civile --
pt. 2. Republic and its Fortune: Florentine Political Thought from 1494 to 1530 --
IV. From Bruni to Savonarola: Fortune, Venice and Apocalypse --
V. Medicean Restoration: Guicciardini and the Lesser Ottimati, 1512-1516 --
VI. Medicean Restoration: Machiavelli's Il Principe --
VII. Rome and Venice: Machiavelli's Discorsi and Arte della Guerra --
VIII. Rome and Venice: Guicciardini'a Dialogo and the Problem of Optimate Prudence --
IX. Giannotti and Contarini: Venice as Concept and as Myth --
pt. 3. Value and History in the Prerevolutionary Atlantic --
X. Problem of English Machiavellism: Modes of Civic Consciousness before the Civil War --
XI. Anglicization of the Republic: Mixed Constitution, Saint and Citizen --
XII. Anglicization of the Republic: Court, Country and Standing Army --
XIII. Neo-Machiavellian Political Economy: The Augustan Debate over Land, Trade and Credit --
XIV. Eighteenth-Century Debate: Virtue, Passion and Commerce --
XV. Americanization of Virtue: Corruption, Constitution, and Frontier.
Series Title: Limited paperback editions.
Responsibility: [by] J.G.A. Pocock.
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