The Modern Prince
What Leaders Need to Know Now
By (author) Carnes Lord
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Modern Prince by Carnes Lord
Book DescriptionAn eminent political scientist and government official here offers witty and trenchant counsel on what leaders need to know in order to be effective--how to deal with war and crises, diplomacy, secret intelligence, political advisors, the media, and more. "A tour de force...Lord's understanding of the workings of government, both ancient and modern, is profound, and his ability to assimilate the two, makes The Modern Prince indispensable...As a handbook for leaders it deserves to become an instant classic."--Brian M. Carney, Wall Street Journal "Our politics will be a lot healthier if our politicians can be persuaded to read Carnes Lord's engaging and penetrating book. And even if the politicians don't take Lord to heart, we should, so we can learn how to select better leaders."--William Kristol, Editor, The Weekly Standard "This wonderful book covers everything you need to know about politics today."--Harvey Mansfield, Harvard University
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780300105957
(234mm x 156mm x 20mm)
Imprint: Yale University Press
Publisher: Yale University Press
Publish Date: 7-Sep-2004
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Carnes Lord
Aristotle's Politics, Paperback (April 2013)
Presents an account of the author's life in relation to political events of his time; the character and history of his writings and of the Politics in particular; his overall conception of political science; and his impact on subsequent political thought from antiquity to the present.
Proconsuls, Paperback (June 2012)» View all books by Carnes Lord
The first systematic analysis of American proconsular leadership from the Spanish-American War to the present.
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Author Biography - Carnes Lord
Carnes Lord is professor of strategy at the Naval War College. He was assistant to the vice president for national security affairs in the first Bush administration.
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