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Machiavelli's Florentine republic

Author: Michelle T Clarke
Publisher: Cambridge, United Kingdom ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2018. ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"What do modern republics have to fear? Machiavelli's Florentine Republics reconstructs Machiavelli's answer to this question from the perspective of the Florentine Histories, his most probing meditation on the fate of republican politics in the modern age. It argues that his principle goal in narrating the defeat of Florentine republicanism is to debunk the views of leading humanists concerning the overall health  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: ebook version :
Named Person: Niccolò Machiavelli
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michelle T Clarke
ISBN: 1107125502 9781107125506 9781107181717 1107181712
OCLC Number: 1004091428
Description: xi, 192 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Another republicanism --
Italy after the inundation --
The questionable virtues of the Medici --
Republican virtue, reconsidered --
Conclusion.
Responsibility: Michelle T. Clarke.

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