Discourses, Volume 1

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Yale University Press, 1950 - Political science
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Machiavelli's perusal of Roman history is an entertaining exhibit of political thought from a time when military strategy was still firmly embedded in politics and the glories of Roman antiquity still ... Read full review

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Titus Livius or Livy {59 BC- AD 17) was the author of A History of Republican Rome originally stretching to 142 books of which only 35 have survived. Machiavelli set out to write a commentary on these ... Read full review

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THE MAKING OF MACHIAVELLI 1146 i INFLUENCES
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1 posive action offortune 812 Fortune and Providence
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