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The Prince By Machiavelli
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As the most famous analysis of statesmanship and power, this world-renowned study reveals the techniques and strategy of gaining and keeping political control. The book’s essential contribution... More > to modern political thought lies in Machiavelli's assertion of the then revolutionary idea that theological and moral imperatives have no place in the political arena. "It must be understood," Machiavelli avers, "that a prince ... cannot observe all of those virtues for which men are reputed good, because it is often necessary to act against mercy, against faith, against humanity, against frankness, against religion, in order to preserve the state." With just a little imagination, readers can discern parallels between a 16th-century principality and a 20th-century presidency.< Less
The Prince By Machiavelli
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The Prince is an influential treatise written by the political theorist Niccolò Machiavelli in 1513, which was published in 1532 - five years after his death. It essentially says that... More > theological or ethical considerations are irrelevant in political decision making. Though many of us haven't read his work, most have heard or used the word "Machiavellian" - now a pejorative adjective - to describe anyone whose ruthless self-interest guides his actions. But Machiavelli was a realist, and his theories are not evil in themselves. They describe rules that guide political decision making... Yes Stalin had The Prince on his nightstand, but it was his interpretation of the rules that made him a totalitarian scumbag. The Prince is also credited for introducing into wide usage the sayings "the end justifies the means," and "it is better to be feared than loved." Which brings to mind about half of Shakespeare's villains, who in fact were inspired by the rules in Machiavelli's The Prince.< Less
The Works of Niccolo Machiavelli By Niccolo Machiavelli
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This collection has all of the following works: Thoughts of a Statesman The Prince Discourses on the First Ten Books of Titus Livius The History of Florence Diplomatic Missions The Art of War
Machiavelli — The Tour By Kim Goldsworthy
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What if the medieval political consultant Machiavelli had promoted his book "The Prince" like today's authors do?
The New Machiavelli By H. G. (Herbert George) Wells
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The New Machiavelli is a 1911 novel by H. G. Wells that was serialized in The English Review in 1910. Because its plot notoriously derived from Wells's affair with Amber Reeves and satirized Beatrice... More > and Sidney Webb, it was "the literary scandal of its day. "The New Machiavelli purports to be written in the first person by its protagonist, Richard "Dick" Remington, who has a lifelong passion for "statecraft" and who dreams of recasting the social and political form of the English nation. Remington is a brilliant student at Cambridge, writes several books on political themes, marries a wealthy heiress, and enters parliament as a Liberal influenced by the socialism of a couple easily recognizable as the Webbs, only to go over to the Conservatives. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_New_Machiavelli Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book.< Less
The New Machiavelli, By LewisH. G. CarrollWells
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Machiavelli Rage By Ylond Miles-Davis
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Two unlikely lovers, Devora and Lazarus, have been banished from a region near Memphis, Egypt, for mixing races and cultures. After their request to hypnotize ancient clans backfires when tribal... More > priests respond with a magical rite, they embark on a pursuit to free Lazarus from the form of a futuristic dog that soon leads them into the midst of supernatural warfare. After they arrive in Oakland, California, to conduct business with powerful forces, a pregnant Devora and Lazarus soon realize that their unusual experiences are just the start of a shocking chain of events instigated by ancient customs and vampires. As they are unwittingly separated, Devora is led to others enslaved within dark supernatural regimes and an extraordinary ally and the new world’s first Egyptian vampire, Julius Florian. Unfortunately, he has a rival determined to end all that is normal. Will she and Lazarus ever be reunited?< Less
Machiavelli Rage By Ylond Miles-Davis
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Two unlikely lovers, Devora and Lazarus, have been banished from a region near Memphis, Egypt, for mixing races and cultures. After their request to hypnotize ancient clans backfires when tribal... More > priests respond with a magical rite, they embark on a pursuit to free Lazarus from the form of a futuristic dog that soon leads them into the midst of supernatural warfare. After they arrive in Oakland, California, to conduct business with powerful forces, a pregnant Devora and Lazarus soon realize that their unusual experiences are just the start of a shocking chain of events instigated by ancient customs and vampires. As they are unwittingly separated, Devora is led to others enslaved within dark supernatural regimes and an extraordinary ally and the new world’s first Egyptian vampire, Julius Florian. Unfortunately, he has a rival determined to end all that is normal. Will she and Lazarus ever be reunited?< Less
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The New Machiavelli By H. G. Wells
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The New Machiavelli is a 1911 novel by H. G. Wells that was serialized in The English Review in 1910. Because its plot notoriously derived from Wells's affair with Amber Reeves and satirized Beatrice... More > and Sidney Webb, it was "the literary scandal of its day." A successful author and Liberal MP with a loving and benevolent wife, Richard Remington appears to be a man to envy. But underneath his superficial contentment, he is far from happy with either his marriage or the politics of his party. The New Machiavelli describes the disarray into which his life is thrown when he meets the young and beautiful Isabel Rivers and becomes tormented by desire.< Less