The Resource Be like the fox : Machiavelli's lifelong quest for freedom, Erica Benner

Be like the fox : Machiavelli's lifelong quest for freedom, Erica Benner

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Be like the fox : Machiavelli's lifelong quest for freedom
Title
Be like the fox
Title remainder
Machiavelli's lifelong quest for freedom
Statement of responsibility
Erica Benner
Title variation
  • Machiavelli's lifelong quest for freedom
  • Be like the fox: Machiavelli in his world
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Author
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Language
eng
Summary
Far from the ruthless Machiavellian henchman that people think he was, Machiavelli emerges here as a profound ethical thinker who fought to uphold high moral standards and restore the democratic freedoms of his beloved Florence. Shaking the dust from history, Benner ... interweaves Machiavelli's words with those of his friends and enemies, giving us a biography with all the energy of fiction
Summary
The dramatic, myth-shattering story of how Machiavelli, the most misunderstood thinker of all time, fought to change his corrupt world
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Biography type
individual biography
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10563233
Cataloging source
BT
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Benner, Erica
Dewey number
170.92
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
B785.M24
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Machiavelli, Niccolò
  • Intellectuals
  • Statesmen
  • Florence (Italy)
  • Florence (Italy)
Target audience
adult
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Machiavelli in his world
Label
Be like the fox : Machiavelli's lifelong quest for freedom, Erica Benner
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Publication
Copyright
Note
Originally published under title: Be like the fox : Machiavelli's lifelong quest for freedom. London : Allen Lane, 2017
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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  • sheet
  • volume
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  • nb
  • nc
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  • rdacarrier
  • rdacarrier
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  • cartographic image
  • text
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  • txt
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  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
The importance of good faith -- Take nothing on authority -- Do not be deceived by false glory -- Beware of doctors -- Have no fear of giants -- How to speak of princes -- Recover your freedom -- The way to paradise -- So blinded are you by present greed -- Build dykes and dams -- Fortune loves impetuous young men -- How to win -- Measure yourself and limit your hopes -- Be like the fox -- Simulate stupidity -- Imagine a true republic -- Never give up -- Aftermath
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First American Edition.
Extent
xxii, 360 pages
Isbn
9780393609721
Lccn
2017000694
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
maps
Label
Be like the fox : Machiavelli's lifelong quest for freedom, Erica Benner
Publication
Copyright
Note
Originally published under title: Be like the fox : Machiavelli's lifelong quest for freedom. London : Allen Lane, 2017
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
  • sheet
  • volume
Carrier category code
  • nb
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
  • rdacarrier
  • rdacarrier
Content category
  • cartographic image
  • text
Content type code
  • cri
  • txt
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
The importance of good faith -- Take nothing on authority -- Do not be deceived by false glory -- Beware of doctors -- Have no fear of giants -- How to speak of princes -- Recover your freedom -- The way to paradise -- So blinded are you by present greed -- Build dykes and dams -- Fortune loves impetuous young men -- How to win -- Measure yourself and limit your hopes -- Be like the fox -- Simulate stupidity -- Imagine a true republic -- Never give up -- Aftermath
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First American Edition.
Extent
xxii, 360 pages
Isbn
9780393609721
Lccn
2017000694
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
maps

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