Machiavelli wrote "The Prince" to demonstrate that political decisions are taken in a moral void; that they may need to be wicked, as the world understands the word, in order to achieve publicly-desired ends. Ranging from Hitler and Stalin to Mrs Thatcher and the Poll Tax, this is a re-examination of "The Prince" in the context of 20th-century politics and politicians. Machiavelli illustrated his points with examples from classical history and from his own late-Renaissance era, and now Edward Pearce uses examples drawn from ...

Machiavelli's Children 1995, Gollancz, London

ISBN-13: 9780575057982

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Machiavelli's Children 1993, Victor Gollancz, London, England

ISBN-13: 9780575055148

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