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The Cambridge companion to Machiavelli

"The Cambridge Ccompanion to Machiavelli brings together sixteen original essays by leading experts, covering his life, his career in Florentine government, his reaction to the dramatic changes that affected Florence and Italy in his lifetime, and the most prominent themes of his thought, including...

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Corporate Author: Cambridge University Press.
Other Authors: Najemy, John M., 1943-, Cambridge collections online.
Format: Online Book
Language: English
Published: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2010
Series: Cambridge companions to literature.
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Online Access: Online version
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Summary: "The Cambridge Ccompanion to Machiavelli brings together sixteen original essays by leading experts, covering his life, his career in Florentine government, his reaction to the dramatic changes that affected Florence and Italy in his lifetime, and the most prominent themes of his thought, including the founding, evolution, and corruption of republics and principalities, class conflict, liberty, arms, religion, ethics, rhetoric, gender, and the Renaissance dialogue with antiquity. In his own time Machiavelli was recognized as an original thinker who provocatively challenged conventional wisdom."
Item Description: Title from home page (viewed Oct. 11, 2010).
Digital object identifier: 10.1017/CCOL9780521861250
Physical Description: 1 online resource (xvii, 273 p.)
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN: 9780521861250 (hardback)
052186125X (hardback)
9780521678469 (pbk.)
0521678463 (pbk.)
Access: Electronic access restricted to Villanova University patrons.