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The Prince (Unabridged)

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XA 0031
The Prince (Unabridged)
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ISBN: 9781843794608
Download Size: 183 Mb
Running Time: 03:12:04
Digital UPC: 9781843794608

Release Date: January 2011
Originally recorded in 2011
Niccolo Machiavelli
Nigel Carrington
Spoken Word

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The Prince (Unabridged)
Niccolo Machiavelli
Read by Nigel Carrington
The Prince (1532) is a treatise that systematically charts the best strategies for successful governing. It unapologetically places realism above idealism, showing would-be kings how to get what they want while appearing to be generous and honourable, and advocates that the means – cruelty, duplicity and terror – justify the ends of secure monarchical rule. But it can also be read as the work of a secret republican subtly undermining the despotism of the ruling Medici family. Hugely influential for nearly five centuries, and the reason the word 'Machiavellian' has its place in English, The Princeretains its status as the archetypal political primer.

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