Patrick Curry Introducing Machiavelli

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'Machiavellian' is a popular byword for treachery and opportunism. Machiavelli's classic book on statecraft, "The Prince", published over 400 years ago, remains controversial to this day because of its electrifying frankness as a practical guide to power. Is it a how-to manual for dictators, a cynical philosophy of 'the end justifies the means', or a more complex and subtle analysis of successful government? Machiavelli was a loyal servant of the Florentine republic. His opposition to Medici despotism led him to torture on the rack and exile, and yet he chose as his model for the Prince the most notorious tyrant, Cesare Borgia. "Introducing Machiavelli" traces the colourful life of this paradoxical realist whose clear-sighted patriotism made him the first truly modern political scientist. Machiavelli is seen as central to the postmodern debate on Civil Society. This book brings the creative turbulence of Renaissance Italy to life, and presents a compelling portrait of a key figure of European political history.

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Patrick Curry is a freelance writer and historian living in London. His interests include the history of astrology, literary criticism, politics and ecology. Oscar Zarate is a highly acclaimed graphic artist who has illustrated many Introducing titles.

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YA?A slim volume that will attract and hold readers' attention. Through its black-and-white comics and snippets of text, this standard figure of high-school history classes is presented in a clear and lively manner. The Italian philosopher's political theories are introduced and tied to those of later leaders up to the present time. Even though the concepts are sophisticated, the graphic format will engage even reluctant readers. A clever and informative treatment.?Ginny Ryder, Lee High School, Springfield, VA
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