The Prince Synopsis

Throughout history, some books have changed the world. They have transformed the way we see ourselves - and each other. They have inspired debate, dissent, war and revolution. They have enlightened, outraged, provoked and comforted. They have enriched lives - and destroyed them. Now Penguin brings you the works of the great thinkers, pioneers, radicals and visionaries whose ideas shook civilization, and helped make us who we are.

Book Information

ISBN: 9780141018850
Publication date: 2nd September 2004
Author: Niccolo Machiavelli, Anthony Grafton
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 128 pages
Categories: Political science & theory,

About Niccolo Machiavelli, Anthony Grafton

Niccolo Machiavelli (1469-1527) was appointed secretary and Second Chancellor to the Florentine Republic in 1498. He was dismissed from his post in 1512 and forced to withdraw from public life, after which time he wrote THE PRINCE, a handbook for rulers.

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