CART

(0) items

PRINCE NCE 2E PA

by
Edition:
2nd
ISBN13:

9780393962208

ISBN10:
0393962202
Format:
Textbook Paperback
Pub. Date:
5/17/1992
Publisher(s):
W W NORTON
List Price: $21.30

Rent Textbook

(Recommended)
 
Term
Due
Price
$5.00

Hurry!

Only one copy
in stock at this price.

Buy Used Textbook

In Stock Usually Ships in 24 Hours.
U9780393962208
$5.20

Buy New Textbook

Usually Ships in 3-5 Business Days
N9780393962208
$20.77

eTextbook

We're Sorry
Not Available

More New and Used
from Private Sellers
Starting at $1.77
See Prices

Questions About This Book?

Why should I rent this book?
Renting is easy, fast, and cheap! Renting from eCampus.com can save you hundreds of dollars compared to the cost of new or used books each semester. At the end of the semester, simply ship the book back to us with a free UPS shipping label! No need to worry about selling it back.
How do rental returns work?
Returning books is as easy as possible. As your rental due date approaches, we will email you several courtesy reminders. When you are ready to return, you can print a free UPS shipping label from our website at any time. Then, just return the book to your UPS driver or any staffed UPS location. You can even use the same box we shipped it in!
What version or edition is this?
This is the 2nd edition with a publication date of 5/17/1992.
What is included with this book?
  • The New copy of this book will include any supplemental materials advertised. Please check the title of the book to determine if it should include any CDs, lab manuals, study guides, etc.
  • The Used copy of this book is not guaranteed to include any supplemental materials. Typically, only the book itself is included.
  • The Rental copy of this book is not guaranteed to include any supplemental materials. You may receive a brand new copy, but typically, only the book itself.

Summary

"This political science classic still has the power to shock, just as it did when first published almost five hundred years ago. Fritz Weaver reads in an appropriately detached manner, for it is this air of objectivity regarding the ruthless pursuit of political power that has made Machiavelli's name synonymous with evil. This quality recording begins and ends with ceremonial music, which sets the right tone for a treatise directed to royalty. A masterpiece of prophecy, psychological insight, and forceful prose, "The Prince "is a classic of realpolitik, stunningly relevant to our times.

Table of Contents

Introduction to the Mentor Editionp. 7
The various kinds of Government and the ways by which they are establishedp. 33
Of Hereditary Monarchiesp. 34
Of Mixed Monarchiesp. 35
Why the Kingdom of Darius, occupied by Alexander, did not rebel against the successors of the latter after his deathp. 43
The way to govern Cities or Dominions that, previous to being occupied, lived under their own Lawsp. 46
Of New Dominions which have been acquired by one's own arms and abilityp. 48
Of New Dominions acquired by the Power of others or by Fortunep. 52
Of those who have attained the position of Prince by villainyp. 59
Of the Civic Principalityp. 63
How the strength of all States should be measuredp. 67
Of Ecclesiastical Principalitiesp. 69
The different kinds of Militia and Mercenary Soldiersp. 72
Of Auxiliary, Mixed, and Native Troopsp. 77
The Duties of a Prince with regard to the Militiap. 81
Of the things for which Men, and especially Princes, are praised or blamedp. 84
Of Liberality and Niggardlinessp. 86
Of Cruelty and Clemency, and whether it is better to be loved or fearedp. 89
In what way Princes must keep Faithp. 92
That we must avoid being despised and hatedp. 95
Whether Fortresses and other things which Princes often contrive are useful or injuriousp. 105
How a Prince must act in order to gain reputationp. 110
Of the Secretaries of Princesp. 114
How Flatterers must be shunnedp. 116
Why the Princes of Italy have lost their Statesp. 118
How much Fortune can do in human affairs and how it may be opposedp. 120
Exhortation to liberate Italy from the Barbariansp. 124
Table of Contents provided by Syndetics. All Rights Reserved.


Please wait while the item is added to your cart...