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Machiavelli"s Children

Leaders and Their Legacies in Italy and Japan

by Richard J. Samuels

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  • 15 Currently reading

Published by Cornell University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Asian / Middle Eastern history,
  • European history (ie other than Britain & Ireland),
  • Political science & theory,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • History: American,
  • Europe - Italy,
  • Political leadership,
  • History: World,
  • Italy,
  • Japan,
  • History & Theory - General,
  • Political Process - Leadership,
  • Asia - Japan,
  • 19th century,
  • 20th century,
  • History

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages480
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7848256M
    ISBN 100801434920
    ISBN 109780801434921

    Niccolò Machiavelli was born on May 3, , in Florence, Italy, of nobility, though by no means wealth. His parents, Bernardo and Bartolomea, had three other children, two daughters and a son. Bernardo was a lawyer and small landowner with a small salary. Machiavelli's education started at . The main arguments for the existence of God are, in various forms: the ontological argument, the cosmological argument and the teleological argument.

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      Machiavelli was born in Florence, a popular city in Italy, to a father called Bernardo di Niccolò Machiavelli, a prominent attorney, and a mother identified as Bartolomea di Stefano Nelli. Machiavelli was the third child of his parents and the first son in the : Samuel Daniel. Machiavelli’s book also distinguishes itself on the subject of free will. Medieval and Renaissance thinkers often looked to religion or ancient authors for explanations of plagues, famines, invasions, and other calamities; they considered the actual prevention of such disasters to be beyond the scope of human power. In The Prince, when.


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"A breathtakingly original and ambitious book, Machiavelli's Children sets a new standard for work in comparative politics, and restores to its proper place the classic question of the role of leaders in political history.

The book offers fresh and unexpected insights into the course of both Japanese and Italian history, from the mid-nineteenth century to the by:   "A breathtakingly original and ambitious book, Machiavelli's Children sets a new standard for work in comparative politics, and restores to its proper place the classic question of the role of leaders in political history.

The book offers fresh and unexpected insights into the course of both Japanese and Italian history, from the mid-nineteenth century to the : Cornell University Press. Machiavelli's Children [Edward Pearce] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Niccolò Machiavelli - Wikipedia. The Prince (Italian: Il Principe [il ˈprintʃipe], Latin: De Principatibus) is a 16th-century political treatise by the Machiavellis Children book diplomat and political theorist Niccolò his correspondence, a version appears Machiavellis Children book have been distributed inusing a Latin title, De Principatibus (Of Principalities).

However, the printed version was not published untilfive years after Author: Niccolò Machiavelli. The book is The Prince, its author Niccolò Machiavelli.

Minus television and Twitter, it seems the techniques of ambitious “new princes”, as. ThriftBooks sells millions of used books at the lowest everyday prices. We personally assess every book's quality and offer rare, out-of-print treasures. We deliver the joy of reading in % recyclable packaging with free standard shipping on US orders over $ Two late-developing nations, Japan and Italy, similarly obsessed with achieving modernity and with joining the ranks of the great powers, have traveled parallel courses with very different national identities.

Niccolò Machiavelli was born on May 3,in Florence, Italy, to Bernardo di Niccolò Machiavelli, a lawyer, and his wife, Bartolomea di Stefano Nelli. He was the oldest son of his parents with two elder sisters, and a younger brother. In this audacious book about leadership and historical choices, Richard J.

Samuels emphasizes the role of human ingenuity in political change. He draws on interviews and archival research in a fascinating series of paired biographies of political and business leaders from Italy and Japan.

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Book Summary The Prince is an extended analysis of how to acquire and maintain political power. It includes 26 chapters and an opening dedication to Lorenzo de Medici. The dedication declares Machiavelli's intention to discuss in plain language the conduct of great men and the principles of princely government.

The book's 26 chapters can be. The book 'The Prince and the Pauper' was written in the year of 'The Prince in the Pauper' was written by the author Mark Twain, who is an author. Machiavelli’s Children.

By Edward Pearce Published Jan In this book, Pearce applies Machiavelli’s notions, as expressed in The Prince, to our own princes: General Franco denies Hitler gratitude for military help; General Sharon’s army makes opportunistic war in the Lebanon like Louis XII in Lombardy and, having as little political underpinning, he fails as conclusively; Author: Edward Pearce.

Get this from a library. Machiavelli's children: leaders and their legacies in Italy and Japan. [Richard J Samuels] -- "In this book about leadership and historical choices, Richard J. Samuels emphasizes the role of human ingenuity in political change.

He draws on interviews and archival research in a fascinating. This is a bold and audacious work, an example of what comparative politics can be but rarely is. Samuels' interests are not the narrow policy arenas, such as pension reform, that tend to dominate comparative work, but rather questions that have been central to Japanese and Italian societies since the beginning of the modern nation-state: how to become rich, "normal" great Author: Lucian W.

Pye. “It is necessary for a prince wishing to hold his own to know how to do wrong.” Advice like this, offered by Niccolò Machiavelli in The Prince, made its author’s name synonymous with the ruthless use of power. But Robert Harrison suggests you should be careful before looking for leadership lessons in The Prince.

Machiavelli's Children by Richard J. Samuels,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(8). 1. Major themes in the Prince, written by Niccolo Machiavelli, is one of the firstexaminations of politics and science from a purely scientific andrational perspective.

Machiavelli theorizes that the state is onlycreated if the people cooperate and work to maintain it.5/5(1). Niccolò Machiavelli was born in the city of Florence, Italy, on May 3, His father, Bernardo Machiavelli, was a lawyer, although not a very prosperous one, with much of his income derived from family property rather than his law practice.

However, he retained his membership in the lawyers' guild, which was influential in Florentine politics. presents Niccolò Machiavelli, Italian diplomat and author of The Prince, a handbook for unscrupulous politicians that inspired the term 'Machiavellian' and established Machiavelli.During his tenure at the second chancery, Machiavelli persuaded Soderini to reduce the city’s reliance on mercenary forces by establishing a militia (), which Machiavelli subsequently organized.

He also undertook diplomatic and military missions to the court of France; to Cesare Borgia (/76–), the son of Pope Alexander VI (reigned –); to Pope Julius II .contents. introduction youth aet. — office aet. — literature and death aet.

— the man and his works dedication the prince chapter i how many kinds of principalities there are, and by what means they are acquired chapter ii .