9780226500430

The Prince

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  • ISBN13:

    9780226500430

  • ISBN10:

    0226500438

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 1998-09-01
  • Publisher: Univ of Chicago Pr
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Summary

Classic, Renaissance-era guide to acquiring and maintaining political power. Today, nearly 500 years after it was written, this calculating prescription for autocratic rule continues to be much read and studied.

Table of Contents

Introduction vii
A Note on the Translation xxv
Chronology xxix
Map
xxxii
The Prince 1(2)
Dedicatory Letter 3(2)
How Many Are the Kinds of Principalities and in What Modes They Are Acquired
5(1)
Of Hereditary Principalities
6(1)
Of Mixed Principalities
7(9)
Why the Kingdom of Darius Which Alexander Seized Did Not Rebel from His Successors after Alexander's Death
16(4)
How Cities or Principalities Which Lived by Their Own Laws before They Were Occupied Should Be Administered
20(1)
Of New Principalities That Are Acquired through One's Own Arms and Virtue
21(4)
Of New Principalities That Are Acquired by Other's Arms and Fortune
25(9)
Of Those Who Have Attained a Principality through Crimes
34(4)
Of the Civil Principality
38(4)
In What Mode the Forces of All Principalities Should Be Measured
42(3)
Of Ecclesiastical Principalities
45(3)
How Many Kinds of Military There Are and Concerning Mercenary Soldiers
48(6)
Of Auxiliary, Mixed, and One's Own Soldiers
54(4)
What a Prince Should Do Regarding the Military
58(3)
Of Those Things for Which Men and Especially Princes Are Praised or Blamed
61(1)
Of Liberality and Parsimony
62(3)
Of Cruelty and Mercy, and Whether It is Better to Be Loved Than Feared, or the Contrary
65(3)
In What Mode Faith Should Be Kept by Princes
68(3)
Of Avoiding Contempt and Hatred
71(12)
Whether Fortresses and Many Other Things Which Are Made and Done by Princes Every Day Are Useful or Useless
83(4)
What a Prince Should Do to be Held in Esteem
87(5)
Of Those Whom Princes Have as Secretaries
92(1)
In What Mode Flatterers Are to Be Avoided
93(3)
Why the Princes of Italy Have Lost Their States
96(2)
How Much Fortune Can Do in Human Affairs, and in What Mode It May Be Opposed
98(3)
Exhortation to Seize Italy and to Free Her from the Barbarians
101(6)
Appendix Machiavelli's Letter of December 10, 1513 107(6)
Glossary 113(28)
Bibliography 141(4)
Index of Proper Names 145

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