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Published: 03 December 2015

400 Pages


ISBN: 9780198746805

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Machiavelli's Prince

A New Reading

Erica Benner

  • The only close, chapter-by-chapter study of The Prince that discusses all its examples
  • First book to spell out the main ironic techniques in the Prince, including normatively 'coded' words
  • Lively, engaging style that captures the drama of Machiavelli's writing
  • Relates the Prince's examples to political struggles in Machiavelli's times
  • Gives detailed, vivid accounts of Machiavelli's ancient examples and sources

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