The Prince

The Prince

ISBN 13:  9780486272740

FREE Shipping on 3 books or more! - for all UK orders - find out more

(save 20%)



In stock, available today

Author  Niccolo Machiavelli
Format  Paperback
No. of Pages  80
Brand:  Dover Publications

Classic, Renaissance-era guide, written in the age of the Medici's and aiming to enable rule through rational calculation. A clever guide to acquiring and maintaining political power, this prescription for autocratic rule continues to be much read and studied today. Tightly argued descriptions of governing hereditary monarchies, dealing with colonies and acquired territories and  maintaining rule under monarchical structures, "Machiavellian" has entered the language as a byword for gaining and keeping power through analyis of the qualites and practices that should be used by rulers who wish to maintain their role. 
Featuring discussions of such issues as reputation, cruelty, clemency, the use of fortresses, flattery, how to measure the strength of the Princedom and many other areas of monarchy and statecraft.  

Be the first to Write a Review for this item!

UK Delivery

Order 3 or more books to enjoy FREE UK delivery!

Method Cost for Single Book Additional Book
UK Standard £2.95 £0.55   *  Order 3 + books for FREE delivery
UK First Class £3.90 £2.00


Method Cost for Delivery Plus Cost per Book
Europe (Standard Air via Royal Mail)


Rest of World (Air Mail) £8.00 £6.00

In Stock items are sent same day (Monday to Friday before 3 pm) or within one working day.

Find out more in our full delivery and returns information

Related Products
The Happy Prince and Other Stories

The Happy Prince and Other Stories£24.99

Usually ships in 21 days  Usually ships in 21 days
The History of Mary Prince

The History of Mary Prince£5.99

Usually ships in 21 days  Usually ships in 21 days
The Prince and the Pauper

The Prince and the Pauper£2.99   £2.39

  In stock, available today