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The author of The Prince—his controversial handbook on power, which is one of the most influential books ever written—Niccolò Machiavelli (1469-1527) was no prince himself. Born to an established middle-class family, Machiavelli worked as a courtier and diplomat for the Republic of Florence and enjoyed some small fame in his time as the author of bawdy plays and poems. In this discerning new biography, Ross King rescues Machiavelli's legacy from caricature, detailing the vibrant political and social context that influenced his thought and underscoring the humanity of one of history's finest political thinkers.

GENRE
Biografien und Memoiren
ERSCHIENEN
2009
13. Oktober
SPRACHE
EN
Englisch
UMFANG
256
Seiten
VERLAG
HarperCollins e-books
GRÖSSE
722.1
 kB

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