The Prince by Niccolò Machiavelli (book Analysis)
Detailed Summary, Analysis and Reading GuideeBook - 2016
Unlock the more straightforward side of The Prince with this concise and insightful summary and analysis! This engaging summary presents an analysis of The Prince by Niccolò Machiavelli, a treatise on politics and statecraft in Renaissance Italy, in which the author sets out his observations on the most effective means of creating a state and consolidating political power. The book proved highly controversial because of its descriptions of 'immoral' behaviour and challenging of conventional religion, and gave rise to the term 'Machiavellian' to refer to political deceit and duplicity. It is at the same time an important humanist work, and foreshadowed some of the political and philosophical ideas of the Enlightenment in Europe. Niccolò Machiavelli was a politician, diplomat and writer, and authored numerous political treatises, as well as plays, poetry and historical works. His ideas had and continue to have a direct impact on many Western political leaders. Find out everything you need to know about The Prince in a fraction of the time! This in-depth and informative reading guide brings you: - A complete plot summary - Character studies - Key themes and symbols - Questions for further reflection Why choose BrightSummaries.com? Available in print and digital format, our publications are designed to accompany you in your reading journey. The clear and concise style makes for easy understanding, providing the perfect opportunity to improve your literary knowledge in no time.
Publisher: [United States] : Primento Digital : Made available through hoopla, 2016.
Branch Call Number: eBook hoopla
Characteristics: 1 online resource