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The Prince by Niccolo Machiavelli, Anthony Grafton


The Prince by Niccolo Machiavelli, Anthony Grafton

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.

About the Author

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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Publication date

2nd September 2004


Niccolo Machiavelli, Anthony Grafton

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Penguin Books Ltd


128 pages


Political science & theory



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