Description - The Prince, by Niccolo Machiavelli
After a lifetime of winning and losing at the game of politics, Florentine nobleman Machiavelli set down its ageless rules and moves in this highly readable treatise. Witty, informative, and devilishly shrewd, it has long been required reading for everyone interested in politics and power.
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Author Biography - Niccolo Machiavelli
Niccolo Machiavelli (1469-1527) was a Florentine statesman who was later forced out of public life. He then devoted himself to studying and writing political philosophy, history, fiction, and drama. Regina Barecca, Professor of English and Feminist Theory at the University of Connecticut, is the editor of the influential journalLIT: Literature, Interpretation, Theory. Among her many books areThey Used to Call Me Snow White...But I Drifted, a widely acclaimed study of women s humor, andBabes in Boyland, It s Not That I m Bitter..., andUntamed and Unabashed: Essays on Women and Humor in British Literature. She is also the editor ofThe Penguin Book of Women s Humor."