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Prince ((Rev)99 Edition)by Niccolo Machiavelli
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Rejecting the traditional values of political theory, Machiavelli drew upon his own experiences of office in the turbulent Florentine republic to write his celebrated treatise on statecraft. While Machiavelli was only one of the many Florentine "prophets of force," he differed from the ruling elite in recognizing the complexity and fluidity of political life.
Translated by George Bull
Introduction by Anthony Grafton
About the Author
Niccolandograve Machiavelli (1469-1527) was a Florentine statesman who was later forced out of public life. He then devoted himself to studying and writing political philosophy, history, fiction, and drama.
George Bull, author and journalist, has translated six volumes for Penguin Classics.
Anthony Grafton teaches European intellectual history at Princeton University.
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