Niccolò 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.
The nature of mankind For Machiavelli, men are more prone to evil than to good.
Even for Machiavelli these writings we distant history and what really surprised me was the way this book has been written and translated.
I strongly recommend this book to anyone who has an interest in history, management, or politics.
Strong motivational theory...with, real world application of principles. Important reading for both the manager and the managePublished 8 days ago by charles
Niccolò di Bernardo dei Machiavelli (1469-1527) was an Italian historian, politician, diplomat, philosopher, humanist, and writer based in Florence during the Renaissance. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Steven H Propp
For the avid reader who would like to be well versed on all subjects, this is a good read. You will not be disappointed by this book.Published on August 13, 2012 by johnsondmi
Most people know Machiavelli for The Prince, which they probably read in high school. Then they learn that he believed that the end justifies the means and that it is better to be... Read morePublished on October 2, 2011 by Jim Altfeld
The astute comments on the First Ten Books of Titus Livius show the author of `The Prince' in a slightly different daylight, as a rather more balanced political analyst than the... Read morePublished on May 12, 2010 by Luc REYNAERT
I ordered the book as a gift, but it was never received and I was told it was rejected, although the recipient says he did NOT reject the item... Read morePublished on November 30, 2009 by D. Metoyer
Considering the social and cultural landscape of the contemporary West, one cannot help but wonder whether we can pull out of our downward slide, and what are the odds of doing... Read morePublished on February 17, 2009 by Gary Wolf
Machiavelli's Discourses... a book that is a compendium of historical events analyzed in such a way as to obtain a lesson that is both precise as well as eternal. Read morePublished on May 9, 2008 by Genevieve Talavera
This book describes how Rome was being governed as a Republic and gets into detail about the wars they fought. Read morePublished on March 26, 2008 by P. V. de Metter