Foto des Verkäufers
Titel: A Machiavellian Treatise.
Verlag: Cambridge University Press, Cambridge University Press
ix 173p green boards with gilt lettering, light library markings, pages unmarked, binding firm, very good, this title was published in the series Cambridge Studies in the History and Theory of Politics. Buchnummer des Verkäufers PAB 135935
Inhaltsangabe: In this work, which has survived only in manuscript form and in Italian, Gardiner analyses the great dynastic changes in England's past in order to provide Phillip II with a guide to ruling England and establishing a Catholic dynasty. He adapts historical example to practical political purposes with great subtlety, quoting at length (but without saying so) from Machiavelli to show that a new prince can rule England - if he eliminates those of royal blood and respects the laws and customs of his new possessions. This edition is a carefully edited text of the Italian and Professor Donaldson has provided an English translation and an introduction setting the treatise in its immediate historical context. Gardiner's work is perhaps the clearest example of an attempt to relate Machiavelli's political theories to practical political problems. Its publication will interest historians and students of politics as well as those with an interest in the influence of Machiavellianism as an important strand in European intellectual history.
Inhaltsangabe: In this work, which has survived only in manuscript form and in Italian, Gardiner analyses the great dynastic changes in England's past in order to provide Phillip II with a guide to ruling England and establishing a Catholic dynasty. Gardiner's work is perhaps the clearest example of an attempt to relate Machiavelli's political theories to practical political problems.
Dieser Anbieter akzeptiert die folgenden Zahlungsarten:
AbeBooks Verkäufer seit: 10. Juli 2002
Major Credit Cards accepted, also Paypal We can also take payment in Euros with our German Postbank account. For more information call, mail or visit our premises in Cambridge.
Orders usually ship on the day received. Standard shipping to International destinations is by Airmail. Please let us know if you'd like a quote for tracked shipping. If your order is for multiple heavy volumes and our default shipping rate is based on one volume only, we may contact you regarding additional postage.
We are pleased to answer any questions you may have and are happy to send images on request.
Anbieterinformationen: We have been selling academic and scholarly books in Cambridge since 1996. Today we occupy an old warehouse on Coldhams Road, adjacent to the railway tracks leading to Ely, not too far from the airport. The site is called Restwell House. We are an internet bookshop, but visitors are very welcome. Some drop off a few boxes of unwanted books, some pick up a book to save on the postage, some just drop by to get to know us, or want to take advantage of the many bargains on our wooden shelves bookshop, which is distinct from the internet stock offered on the web. Our mission has always been to find new homes for the books we are looking after. If we cannot sell them online, we offer them at very low prices to our visitors. We try to give you a serious and dedicated service which is focussed on the individuality of each single book: its condition, its origin, sometimes even its smell. You come to us for real books, not just instances of ISBNs.