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The Adviser to Princes

in Machiavelli

October 2000; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500); Political Theory. 10418 words.

‘The Adviser to Princes’ considers The Prince, written by Machiavelli in order to recommend himself to the new Medici rulers of Florence. The book is concerned with gaining and holding...

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Crick, Sir Bernard Rowland (1929–2008), political scientist and biographer

Andrew Gamble.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

March 2013; p ublished online January 2012 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Political Theory; Literature; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers); Biographical Studies. 1781 words.

Crick, Sir Bernard Rowland (1929–2008), political scientist and biographer, was born on 16 December 1929 at 77 Circle Gardens, Merton, London, the son of Harry Edgar Crick (d. 1968),...

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The Diplomat

in Machiavelli

October 2000; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500); Political Theory. 6473 words.

‘The Diplomat’ describes the insight that Machiavelli gained during his diplomatic career. Machiavelli became second chancellor of the Florentine Republic aged 29, despite lacking previous...

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The Historian of Florence

in Machiavelli

October 2000; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500); Political Theory. 3993 words.

‘The Historian of Florence’ deals with the employment of Machiavelli's later years. In 1520, he finally gained patronage at the Medici court and was commissioned to write the history of...

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Introduction

in Machiavelli

October 2000; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500); Political Theory. 437 words.

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Machiavelli

Quentin Skinner.

October 2000; p ublished online September 2013 .

Book. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500); Political Theory. 128 pages.

Machiavelli: A Very Short Introduction considers the life and impact of the Florentine renaissance humanist, diplomat, historian, and political theorist Niccolò Machiavelli. Machiavelli...

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Mason, Alpheus Thomas

Eugene C. Gerhart.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Political Theory; Biographical Studies. 964 words.

Mason, Alpheus Thomas (18 September 1899–31 October 1989), political scientist, biographer, and author, was born at Snow Hill on Maryland’s eastern shore, the son of Herbert William Mason...

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Mosley [née Freeman-Mitford; other married name Guinness], Diana, Lady Mosley (1910–2003), Nazi sympathizer and author

Anne de Courcy.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

March 2009; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Political Theory; Political History; Biographical Studies; Literature. 1238 words.

Mosley [née Freeman-Mitford; other married name Guinness], Diana, Lady Mosley (1910–2003), Nazi sympathizer and author, was born on 17 June 1910 ...

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The Theorist of Liberty

in Machiavelli

October 2000; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500); Political Theory. 11636 words.

‘The Theorist of Liberty’ looks at Machiavelli's writings on republics. Machiavelli wrote the Discourses about the constitution of a free state, the maintenance of military power and good...

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