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a life beyond ideology

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This edition was published in by Continuum in London, . New York.

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337 pages

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Machiavelli: a life beyond ideology
2011, Continuum
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a life beyond ideology

This edition was published in by Continuum in London, . New York.

Table of Contents

Introduction: Modern evil and the sack of Rome
Machiavelli and the changing universe: Family and growing up ; Early education ; The cosmic package ; Poetry, music and militarism ; Murder in the Duomo ; A boyhood excursion ; The lost years ; Poetry and the Medici ; The religious revolution
The world of war and diplomacy: Executions and an official appointment ; Caterina Sforza and the crisis at Pisa ; The military quandary ; On the move with the French king ; The long French patience ; Meeting the Captain-General ; Investigating the sources of power ; Retribution and dominance ; Plans to change the Arno ; The first journey to Rome ; Cesare's downfall and The first decennale ; Anarchy and the citizen militia ; The German enigma ; Victory at Pisa ; A government overthrown
Into a Tuscan exile: The aftermath of freedom ; Making history at Sant'Andrea ; Power and memory ; The ambush of love ; Literary adventures ; Reflecting on the craft of war ; The dream of history ; Lights before the storm ; The assault on Rome and a fatal illness
Epilogue: The historical afterglow.

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Includes bibliographical references (p. [317]-328) and index.


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DG738.14.M2 O66 2011

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