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This book presents a critical examination of Machiavelli's thought, combining an accessible, historically-informed account of his work with a reassessment of his central ideas and arguments. Viroli challenges the accepted interpretations of Machiavelli's work, insisting that his republicanism was based not on a commitment to virtue, greatness, and expansion, but to the ...more
Paperback, 264 pages
Published July 30th 1998 by OUP Oxford (first published July 1st 1998)
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Excellent as introduction to Machiavelli, especially if one is too lazy to read him herself. Consequently, it gets a bit tedious for somebody who is acquainted to Machiavelli's oeuvre.
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