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Author Vivanti, Corrado.
Title Niccolò Machiavelli. English
Niccolo Machiavelli : an intellectual biography / Corrado Vivanti ; translated by Simon MacMichael.
Imprint Princeton : Princeton University Press, [2013]

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 OTTERBEIN MAIN COLLECTION  DG738.14.M2 V3813 2013    AVAILABLE  
LOCATION CALL # STATUS MESSAGE
 OTTERBEIN MAIN COLLECTION  DG738.14.M2 V3813 2013    AVAILABLE  
Subject Machiavelli, Niccolò, 1469-1527.
Intellectuals -- Italy -- Florence -- Biography.
Statesmen -- Italy -- Florence -- Biography.
Florence (Italy) -- Intellectual life -- 16th century.
Florence (Italy) -- Politics and government -- 1421-1737.
Description xvii, 261 pages ; 23 cm
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Part I. The Florentine secretary -- A shadowy period : the first half of his life -- The relationship with Savonarola -- The activity in the Chancery -- The correspondence with functionaries of the domain -- Diplomatic activity -- The experience of the early missions -- Changes of fortune and the Ghiribizzi al Soderino -- The Florentine ordinance -- The Venetian defeat and the reconquest of Pisa -- The end of the republic and the return of the Medici -- Part II. Exile in his homeland -- The confinement at Sant'Andrea -- "I have composed a little work on princedoms" -- The "myth" of the prince -- Frequenting the Orti Oricellari -- An original comment on Livy -- The art of war -- Part III. "Niccolo Machiavelli, historian, comic writer, and tragic writer" -- A new season in Machiavelli's life -- A return to business -- "The annals or the history of Florence" -- "The things done at home and abroad by the Florentine people" -- The friendship with Guicciardini -- Clizia and the musical madrigals -- Final act -- Appendix: Notes on the use of the word stato in Machiavelli.
Note Translated from the Italian.
ISBN 9780691151014 (hardcover : acid-free paper)
0691151016 (hardcover : acid-free paper)
OCLC # 820118797