The Prince/discourse on Voluntary Servitude

The Prince/discourse on Voluntary Servitude

Streaming Audiobook - 2006
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The Prince - Machiavelli wrote The Prince for his ruler as a guide for gaining and keeping power. Central themes of his essay are the relation between politics and ethics; what the best form of government consists of; the importance of the Church; and the growth of Italy as a nation-state. The word ?Machiavellian? often suggests sinister motives, but some scholars question this traditional interpretation. Discourse on Voluntary Servitude - Boetie, an unfamiliar figure in modern times, lived in 16th Century France during the birth of the nation-state, the rise of absolute monarchy, and intense religious and civil wars. He examines the psychology of political obedience; the structure and specific mechanisms of state authority; the motives of those who obey and those who command; and the phenomenon of obedience in the absence of force.
Publisher: [United States] : Knowledge Products, Inc. : Made available through hoopla, 2006
Edition: Unabridged
ISBN: 9781433237737
Branch Call Number: eAudiobook hoopla
Characteristics: 1 online resource (1 audio file (180 min.)) : digital
Additional Contributors: Deitschman, Craig
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