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Prince : the Original Classic.

Author: Niccolò Machiavelli
Publisher: Hoboken : Wiley, 2010.
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The Handbook for Leaders The Prince is often regarded as the first true leadership book. It shocked contemporary readers with its ruthless call for fearless and effective action. With simple prose and straightforward logic, Machiavelli's guide still has the power to surprise and inform anyone hoping to make their way in the world. This keepsake edition includes an introduction by Tom Butler-Bowdon, drawing out  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Machiavelli, Niccolò.
Prince : The Original Classic.
Hoboken : Wiley, ©2010
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Niccolò Machiavelli
ISBN: 9780857080912 0857080911
OCLC Number: 1049573828
Notes: XXVI An Exhortation to Liberate Italy from the Barbarians.
Description: 1 online resource (242 pages)
Contents: The Prince: The Original Classic; Contents; An Introduction by Tom Butler-Bowdon; THE PRINCE; Contents; Dedication; I Of the Various Kinds of Princedom, and of the Ways in Which They Are Acquired; II Of Hereditary Princedoms; III Of Mixed Princedoms; IV Why the Kingdom of Darius, Conquered by Alexander, Did Not, on Alexander's Death, Rebel Against His Successors; V How Cities or Provinces Which Before Their Acquisition Have Lived Under Their Own Laws Are To Be Governed; VI Of New Princedoms Which a Prince Acquires With His Own Arms and by Merit. VII Of New Princedoms Acquired By the Aid of Others and By Good FortuneVIII Of Those Who By Their Crimes Come to Be Princes; IX Of the Civil Princedom; X How the Strength of All Princedoms Should Be Measured; XI Of Ecclesiastical Princedoms; XII How Many Different Kinds of Soldiers There Are, and of Mercenaries; XIII Of Auxiliary, Mixed, and National Arms; XIV Of the Duty of a Prince In Respect of Military Affairs; XV Of the Qualities In Respect of Which Men, and Most of all Princes, Are Praised or Blamed; XVI Of Liberality and Miserliness. XVII Of Cruelty and Clemency, and Whether It Is Better To Be Loved or FearedXVIII How Princes Should Keep Faith; XIX That a Prince Should Seek to Escape Contempt and Hatred; XX Whether Fortresses, and Certain Other Expedients to Which Princes Often Have Recourse, are Profitable or Hurtful; XXI How a Prince Should Bear Himself So As to Acquire Reputation; XXII Of the Secretaries of Princes; XXIII That Flatterers Should Be Shunned; XXIV Why the Princes of Italy Have Lost Their States; XXV What Fortune Can Effect in Human Affairs, and How She May Be Withstood.

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The Handbook for Leaders The Prince is often regarded as the first true leadership book. It shocked contemporary readers with its ruthless call for fearless and effective action. With simple prose and straightforward logic, Machiavelli's guide still has the power to surprise and inform anyone hoping to make their way in the world. This keepsake edition includes an introduction by Tom Butler-Bowdon, drawing out lessons for managers and business leaders, and showing how The Prince remains vital reading for anyone in the realm of business or politics.

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