Machiavelli's The Prince: Selected full-text books and articles
The Prince Oxford University Press, 1998PRIMARY SOURCE
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Machiavelli & the Renaissance Harvard University Press, 1958
Librarian’s tip: Chap. 1 "An Introduction to The Prince" and Chap. 2 "The Prince: Myth and Reality"
Machiavelli Oxford University Press, 1998
Librarian’s tip: The Prince is discussed throughout
The Machiavellian Chiron: Appearance and Reality in 'The Prince.' CLIO, Vol. 24, No. 4, Summer 1995
History of Political Philosophy Rand McNally, 1963
Librarian’s tip: "Niccolo Machiavelli 1469-1527" begins on p. 247
A History of Political Thought in the Sixteenth Century Methuen, 1951 (3rd edition)
Librarian’s tip: "Il Principe" begins on p. 464
Machiavelli's Ethics Princeton University Press, 2009
Librarian’s tip: "Corrupt Judgments: Means and Ends in The Prince" begins on p. 360; "Persuasion in The Prince: On Maintaining One's Own Arms" begins on p. 437
Machiavelli Revisited University of Wales Press, 2004
Librarian’s tip: Especially Chap. 1 "The Many Faces of Machiavelli"
"The Deeds of Great Men": Thoughts on the Literary Motives and Imaginary Actions of Machiavelli's New Prince CLIO, Vol. 29, No. 4, Summer 2000
Machiavelli and Renaissance Italy English Universities Press, 1961
Librarian’s tip: Chap. 7 "The Setting of The Prince: 1513-1514"
Machiavelli: Cynic, Patriot, or Political Scientist? D. C. Heath, 1960
Librarian’s tip: Especially "The Nationalism of Machiavelli," which begins on p. 35, and "Science and Political Theory," which begins on p. 61
Reappraising Political Theory: Revisionist Studies in the History of Political Thought Clarendon Press, 1995
Librarian’s tip: Chap. 3 "Machiavelli and Moral Change"
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