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The Prince

By Machiavelli, Niccolò

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Book Id: WPLBN0000035067
Format Type: PDF eBook
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Reproduction Date: 2005

Title: The Prince  
Author: Machiavelli, Niccolò
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Language: English
Subject: Literature, Literature & thought, Writing.
Collection: Classic Literature Collection
Subcollection:
Historic
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Publisher: World Ebook Library

Excerpt
Nicolo Machiavelli, born at Florence on 3rd May 1469. From 1494 to 1512 held an official post at Florence which included diplomatic missions to various European courts. Imprisoned in Florence, 1512; later exiled and returned to San Casciano. Died at Florence on 22nd June 1527.

Table of Contents
· INTRODUCTION · YOUTH · OFFICE · LITERATURE AND DEATH · THE MAN AND HIS WORKS · DEDICATION · THE PRINCE · CHAPTER I. HOW MANY KINDS OF PRINCIPALITIES THERE ARE, AND BY WHAT MEANS THEY ARE ACQUIRED · CHAPTER II. CONCERNING HEREDITARY PRINCIPALITIES · CHAPTER III. CONCERNING MIXED PRINCIPALITIES · CHAPTER IV. WHY THE KINGDOM OF DARIUS, CONQUERED BY ALEXANDER, DID NOT REBEL AGAINST THE SUCCESSORS OF ALEXANDER AT HIS DEATH · CHAPTER V. CONCERNING THE WAY TO GOVERN CITIES OR PRINCIPALITIES WHICH LIVED UNDER THEIR OWN LAWS BEFORE THEY WERE ANNEXED · CHAPTER VI. CONCERNING NEW PRINCIPALITIES WHICH ARE ACQUIRED BY ONE'S OWN ARMS AND ABILITY · CHAPTER VII. CONCERNING NEW PRINCIPALITIES WHICH ARE ACQUIRED EITHER BY THE ARMS OF OTHERS OR BY GOOD FORTUNE · CHAPTER VIII. CONCERNING THOSE WHO HAVE OBTAINED A PRINCIPALITY BY WICKEDNESS · CHAPTER IX. CONCERNING A CIVIL PRINCIPALITY · CHAPTER X. CONCERNING THE WAY IN WHICH THE STRENGTH OF ALL PRINCIPALITIES OUGHT TO BE MEASURED · CHAPTER XI. CONCERNING ECCLESIASTICAL PRINCIPALITIES · CHAPTER XII. HOW MANY KINDS OF SOLDIERY THERE ARE, AND CONCERNING MERCENARIES · CHAPTER XIII. CONCERNING AUXILIARIES, MIXED SOLDIERY, AND ONE'S OWN

 

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