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The Prince

Third Edition



This Norton Critical Edition includes:

• Wayne A. Rebhorn’s thorough and thought-provoking introduction to Machiavelli, his world, and his famous political treatise (1513).
• An accurate and highly readable translation, detailed explanatory annotations, and a map of North Central Italy in Machiavelli’s time.
• A judicious selection of Machiavelli’s other writings that inform his immense influence as a diplomat, democrat, and correspondent.
• Twelve interpretive essays from American and European sources, eleven of them new to the Third Edition.
• A selected bibliography and an index.


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