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The Prince

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Description: The Prince is a 16th-century political treatise by the Italian diplomat and political theorist Niccolò Machiavelli. From correspondence a version appears to have been distributed in 1513, using a Latin title, De Principatibus (About Principalities). However, the printed version was not published until 1532, five years after Machiavelli's death. This was done with the permission of the Medici pope Clement VII, but "long before then, in fact since the first appearance of the Prince in manuscript, controversy had swirled about his writings". Although it was written as if it were a traditional work in the mirrors for p ... (more)
Manufacturer: Bantam Classics
Release date: 1 September 1984
ISBN-10 : 0553212788 | ISBN-13: 9780553212785
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"Written by: Niccolo Machiavelli Publisher: Antonio Blado d'Asola Published: 1532 Number of pages: 140 “Of mankind we may say in general they are fickle, hypocritical, and greedy of gain.” "

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"Buen libro, está bien para ver las técnicas que se utilizaron para reinar y la filosofía de Maquiavello -que hay que recalcar que es bastante buena en el contexto explicado-, de que el fin justifica los medios, pero poco más. (Término de la lectura: 16 de marzo de 2021)."

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"July 29th Men ought either to be well treated or crushed. In the beginning of the malady it is easy to cure but difficult to detect, but in the course of time...it becomes easy to detect but difficult to cure."