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Author Bobbitt, Philip

Title The Garments Of Court And Palace : Machiavelli And The World That He Made / Philip Bobbitt
Published [Place of publication not identified] : Grove/Atlantic, Inc., 2013


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Contents Cover; The Garments of Court and Palace; Also by Philip Bobbitt; Title Page; Copyright © 2013 by Philip Bobbitt; Dedication; Map; Contents; The Garments of Court and Palace; Prologue; The Unholy Necromancer and his Koran for Courtiers; Book I; Chapter 1; Chapter 2; Conclusion to Book I; Book II; Chapter 3; Chapter 4; Conclusion to Book II; Book III; Chapter 5; Chapter 6; Conclusion to Book III; Book IV; Chapter 7; Chapter 8; Conclusion to Book IV; The Machiavelli Paradox Resolved; Epilogue; Dramatis Personae; Chronology; Acknowledgements; A Note on Translation; Notes; Select Bibliography
Summary The Prince, a political treatise by the Florentine public servant and political theorist Niccolo Machiavelli is widely regarded as the single most influential book on politics-and in particular on the the politics of power-ever written. In this groundbreaking book, Philip Bobbitt explores this often misunderstood work in the context of the time. He describes The Prince as one half of a masterpiece that, along with Machiavelli's often neglected Discourses prophesies the end of the feudal era and describes the birth of the neoclassical Renaissance State. Using both Renaissance examples and cases drawn from our current era, Bobbitt situates Machiavelli's work as a turning point in our understanding of the relation between war and law as these create and maintain the State. This is a fascinating history and commentary by the man Henry Kissinger called "the outstanding political philosopher of our time."
Notes Title from resource description page (Recorded Books, viewed April 25, 2016)
Subject Political science.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- History & Theory.
Political science.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9781555849269