In the four and a half centuries since Machiavelli s death, no single and unanimously accepted interpretation of his ideas has succeeded in imposing itself upon the lively debate over the meaning of his works. Yet there has never been any doubt about the fundamental importance of Machiavelli s contribution to Western political theory. The Portable Machiavelli brings together the complete texts of The Prince , Belfagor , and Castruccio Castracani , newly translated by Peter Bondanella and Mark Musa especially for this ...

The Portable Machiavelli 1979, Penguin Books

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