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    • Machiavelli: A Very Short Introduction

    • By: Quentin Skinner
    • Narrated by: David DeSantos
    • Length: 4 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4 out of 5 stars 18
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      4 out of 5 stars 17
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 17

    Niccolo Machiavelli taught that political leaders must be prepared to do evil that good may come of it, and his name has been a byword ever since for duplicity and immorality. Is his sinister reputation deserved? In answering this question Quentin Skinner focuses on three major works, The Prince, The Discourses, and The History of Florence, and distils from them an introduction to Machiavelli's doctrines of exemplary clarity.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Fortune favors the Bold

    • By Darwin8u on 10-06-16

    Regular price: $14.95