From the ROADS Classics series, which aren't just an enthralling read, they are also beautifully designed works of art featuring individual photographs or illustrations that represent major themes from the stories within. A real treat for all book lovers.
The Prince is Niccolò Machiavelli's handbook on power and politics. This treatise, which gave rise to the term Macchiavellian, spurns idealism and presents a brave, pragmatic and at times brutal guide to governance. How does a ruler win respect? Should a ruler be feared rather than loved? Machiavelli grapples these questions with a tough-minded candour and insight. Still controversial to this day, The Prince has had a remarkable influence on modern political thought.
Published by Roads
130 x 190 mm.
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