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Title:
Machiavelli's the prince : bold faced principles on tactics, power, and politics / Niccolò Machiavelli ; translated by W. K. Marriott.
Call Number:
320.1 MAC
Publication Date:
2008.
Publisher:
New York, NY : Sterling Pub., 2008.
Physical Description:
304 p. ; 16 cm.
Notes:
Includes index.
Contents:
How many kinds of principalities there are, and by what means they are acquired -- Concerning hereditary principalities -- Concerning mixed principalities -- Why the kingdom of Darius, conquered by Alexander, did not rebel against the successors of Alexander at his death -- Concerning the way to govern cities or principalities which lived under their own laws before they were annexed -- Concerning new principalities which are acquired by one's own arms and ability -- Concerning new principalities which are acquired either by the arms of others or by good fortune -- Concerning those who have obtained a principality by wickedness -- Concerning a civil principality -- Concerning the way in which the strength of all principalities ought to be measured -- Concerning ecclesiastical principalities -- How many kinds of soldiery there are, and concerning mercenaries -- Concerning auxiliaries, mixed soldiery, and one's own -- That which concerns a prince on the subject of the art of war -- Concerning things for which men, and especially princes, are praised or blamed concerning liberality and meanness -- Concerning cruelty and clemency, and whether it is better to be loved than feared -- Concerning the way in which princes should keep faith -- That one should avoid being despised and hated -- Are fortresses, and many other things to which princes often resort, advantageous or hurtful? -- How a prince should conduct himself so as to gain renown -- Concerning the secretaries of princes -- How flatterers should be avoided -- Why the princes of Italy have lost their states -- What fortune can effect in human affairs and how to withstand her -- An exhortation to liberate Italy from the barbarians.
Uniform Title:
Horizon Bib Number:
1155601
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