Machiavelli's The Prince

Machiavelli's The Prince: Selected full-text books and articles

The Prince By Niccolò Machiavelli; Peter Bondanella; Mark Musa Oxford University Press, 1998
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Machiavelli & the Renaissance By Federico Chabod; David Moore Harvard University Press, 1958
Librarian's tip: Chap. 1 "An Introduction to The Prince" and Chap. 2 "The Prince: Myth and Reality"
Machiavelli By Maurizio Viroli Oxford University Press, 1998
Librarian's tip: The Prince is discussed throughout
History of Political Philosophy By Leo Strauss; Joseph Cropsey Rand McNally, 1963
Librarian's tip: "Niccolo Machiavelli 1469-1527" begins on p. 247
A History of Political Thought in the Sixteenth Century By J. W. Allen Methuen, 1951 (3rd edition)
Librarian's tip: "Il Principe" begins on p. 464
Machiavelli's Ethics By Erica Benner 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 By Joseph V. Femia University of Wales Press, 2004
Librarian's tip: Especially Chap. 1 "The Many Faces of Machiavelli"
Machiavelli's Realism By Schaub, Diana The National Interest, No. 53, Fall 1998
Machiavelli and Renaissance Italy By J. R. Hale English Universities Press, 1961
Librarian's tip: Chap. 7 "The Setting of The Prince: 1513-1514"
Machiavelli: Cynic, Patriot, or Political Scientist? By De Lamar Jensen 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 By Terence Ball Clarendon Press, 1995
Librarian's tip: Chap. 3 "Machiavelli and Moral Change"
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