The Prince
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The Prince

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THE PRINCE was written by Niccolo' Machiavelli in the 1500s. It has continued to be a best seller in many languages. Presently, it is translated into modern English, with illustrations by Benjamin Martinez and an Introduction by Adolph Cso.

The Prince is a classic book that explores the attainment, maintenance, and utilization of political power in the western world. Machiavelli wrote The Prince to demonstrate his skill in the art of the state, presenting advice on how a prince might acquire and hold power. Machiavelli defended the notion of rule by force rather than by law. Accordingly, The Prince seems to rationalize a number of actions done solely to perpetuate power. It is an examination of power-its attainment, development, and successful use.

Title:The Prince
Edition Language:English
ISBN:0937832383
Format Type:Paperback
Number of Pages:140 pages

    The Prince Reviews

  • Stephen
    Nov 10, 2011

    That single statement boys and girls is the crux at the heart of the matter resting at the bottom-line of Niccolo Machiavelli’s world-changing classic on the defining use of realpolitik in governan...

  • Alex
    Jan 02, 2015

    I'm weirdly pleased that The Prince lives up to its reputation: it is indeed Machiavellian. Here's his advice on conquering self-governing states (i.e. democracies): "The only way to hold on to such a...

  • Florencia
    Feb 27, 2016

    This is no Little Prince, that's for sure. You must kill the fox, burn the rose, murder the businessman, if any of them tries to take control over your princedom. There is no time to be nice! There is...

  • Hossam Sadik
    Aug 15, 2010

    لا خلاف علي أن الكتاب صادم للغاية، عبر فيه ميكيافيللي عن أراء وأفكار سياسية تتعارض مع الكثير من المبادئ والأخ...

  • Henry Avila
    Dec 07, 2016

    Italy in the early 1500's was a sad, dispirited land of constant wars, deaths, destructions, political betrayals, schemes of conquest by greedy aristocrats, trying to enlarge their petty Italian state...

  • Foad
    Jan 22, 2016

    کتاب درمانی به کسایی که به تحلیل سیاسی علاقه دارن.و خصوصاً به کسایی که آرمانگرا هستن یا تصور ساده ای از عرصه ی س...

  • Paul
    Dec 10, 2008

    In this book, Machiavelli makes his purpose clear: how to get power and keep it. No happiness. No warm and fuzzy pats on the back. Definitely no hugs. No words of encouragement. Definitely nothing abo...

  • Petra Eggs
    May 05, 2015

    How to run things and hopefully remain popular but not give a monkey's if they hate you. How to instil enough fear in people that they at least show respect to your face.Plenty of good lessons here fo...

  • ???????????
    May 20, 2011

    قد ملأت شهرة هذا الكتاب السمع والبصر ...حتى باتت قراءته واجبه ...نجحت بفضل الله سبحانه اولا ...ثم صديق عزيز في الح...

  • Jennifer (JC-S)
    Jun 06, 2008

    A young colleague of mine recently said ‘management is easy’. I smiled enigmatically and considered buying him a copy of ‘The Prince’ but I fear it would be wasted. I am now on my third copy o...