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The life and times of Niccolò Machiavelli
Previous ed. 1878.
|Statement||translated by Linda Villari.|
ThriftBooks sells millions of used books at the lowest everyday prices. We personally assess every book's quality and offer rare, out-of-print treasures. We deliver the joy of reading in % recyclable packaging with free standard shipping on US orders over $ The three books under review are magnificent introductions to the history of the era and to the life and political thought of Machiavelli (), an author and diplomat whose sinister.
An Unlikely Prince—though the book’s title makes no sense—will provide the reader with greater appreciation for the influences of the times on Machiavelli’s writings. The author’s introduction and epilogue exemplify the author’s personal style as engaging, colorful, and extremely amusing. Niccolo Machiavelli was being called diabolical almost as soon as his book The Prince was published in And he and his most famous work have remained synonymous with the utmost political cynicism.
Machiavelli concludes his letter to Vettori thus: "And as to this little thing [his book], when it has been read it will be seen that during the fifteen years I have given to the study of statecraft I have neither slept nor idled; and men ought ever to desire to be served by . The result is a life of Machiavelli that must surely be definitive in its faithfulness to the man and his experience of his time. Perhaps more surprisingly, given the rigorously biographical focus of his book, Lee presents a novel interpretation of his subject’s thinking.
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Life and times of Niccolò Machiavelli. New York, Charles Scribner's Sons, [?] (OCoLC) Named Person: Niccolò Machiavelli; Niccolò Machiavelli; Niccolò Machiavelli: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Pasquale Villari.
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Capponi's intimate portrait of Machiavelli reveals his behavior as utterly un-Machiavellian, his vision of the world as limited by his very provincial outlook. In the end, Machiavelli was frustrated by his own political failures and utterly baffled by the success of his book The : Niccolo Capponi.
The Life and Times of Niccolò Machiavelli, Volume 1. Pasquale Villari. Scribner, - Italy. 0 Reviews. Preview this book. Capponi's book provides a detailed account of the life and times of Machiavelli. His analysis of The Prince is a relatively short section of the book though it's well done.
The portrait that emerges is of a multi-talented and ambitious political player who Reviews: The book does exactly what it promised to deliver: exposing the unlikely prince behind "The Prince". It gives us a glimpse of Machiavelli as a pawn (an ambitious one, nonetheless) in the political board game of Florentine, and Europe to a larger extent/5(10).
Page - Villari concludes his history by demonstrating that Machiavelli's conception of Italy's needs was essentially a true one. " Italy had become incapable of a religious reformation like that accomplished in Germany.
Instead of springing towards God, as Savonarola had predicted; instead of seeking strength in a new conception of faith, she aimed at a recomposition of the idea of the. Capponi's book provides a detailed account of the life and times of Machiavelli. His analysis of The Prince is a relatively short section of the book though it's well done.
The portrait that emerges is of a multi-talented and ambitious political player who Reviews: 9. Machiavelli was first employed in by the cardinal to resolve a case of bankruptcy in Lucca, where he took the occasion to write a sketch of its government and to compose his The Life of Castruccio Castracani of Lucca (; La vita di Castruccio Castracani da Lucca).
Later that year the cardinal agreed to have Machiavelli elected official. Early Life and Diplomatic Career. Niccolò di Bernardo dei Machiavelli was born in Florence, Italy, on May 3, — a time when Italy was divided into four rival city-states and, thusly, was at.
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Capponi’s intimate portrait of Machiavelli reveals his behavior as utterly un-Machiavellian, his vision of the world as limited by his very provincial outlook. In the end, Machiavelli was frustrated by his own political failures and utterly baffled by the success of his book The Prince.
The Online Books Page. Online Books by. Pasquale Villari (Villari, Pasquale, ) A Wikipedia article about this author is available. Villari, Pasquale, The Life and Times of Niccolò Machiavelli (2 volumes in 1; London: T. Unwin, ca. ), trans. by Linda Villari (multiple formats at ) Help with reading books-- Report a bad link-- Suggest a new listing.
My copy of “Machiavelli: His Life and Times” by Alexander Lee arrived at the start of July. I put it aside as I had other reading commitments but I was constantly being drawn to the book, like it was screaming at me to read it. Finally, I buckled to the pressure and started reading it, and then it had me, I couldn’t put the book /5(2).
Machiavelli, The Life and Times of Niccolò, a biography by Pasquale Villari, published between andand in a complete English version by Linda Villari in In order to interpret and account for the doctrines of Machiavelli the author traces the history of his life in.
This energetic little book started out as a series of talks for French public radio inand it offers a knowing guide to Machiavelli’s life and work. The tone, in Willard Wood’s. All orders made from 25th July onwards will be delivered after Eid Holidays.
The life and times of Niccolò Machiavelli, (London, T. Unwin, ), by Pasquale Villari and Linda White Mazini Villari (page images at HathiTrust; US access only) Niccolò Machiavelli and his times.
(London, C.K. Paul & co., ), by Pasquale Villari and Linda Villari (page images at HathiTrust). About Machiavelli (from Wikipedia): Niccolò di Bernardo dei Machiavelli (3 May – 21 June ) was a Florentine historian, politician, diplomat, philosopher, humanist, and writer during the Renaissance.
He was for many years an official in the Florentine Republic. A vivid and lively account of Machiavelli's life and times by the noted Italian historian, originally published in This biography of Machiavelli which tries to unravel the mystery of the character of this Florentine Secretary, either portrayed as a monster of perfidy or as the noblest and purest of patriots, the book provides background on.
Niccolo Machiavelli Biography. Niccolo Machiavelli was a political philosopher, public official, diplomat and Italian writer, who was considered to be the father of modern political science, is also recognized as an important protagonist in the Italian Renaissance.
He was born in Florence, Italy on May 3,and was the son of Bernardo Machiavelli and Bartolommea di Stefano Nelli.