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    • The Prince

    • By: Niccolò Machiavelli, W. K. Marriott - translator
    • Narrated by: Denis Daly
    • Length: 5 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
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    This treatise on politics was the fruit of Machiavelli's many years of experience as a diplomat and historian and circulated in 1513 but not published until 1532. It was dedicated to Lorenzo de Medici, a member of the ruling dynasty of Florence. In Machiavelli's view the ideal ruler is an effective executive rather than a moral paragon. If one desires power, one must take all the appropriate steps to acquire and maintain it.

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