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Niccolò Machiavelli

Author, Philosopher (3-May-1469 — 22-Jun-1527)


Felix Gilbert. Machiavelli and Guicciardini: Politics and History in Sixteenth-Century Florence. Princeton University Press. 1965. 349pp.

Sebastian de Grazia. Machiavelli in Hell. Princeton University Press. 1989. 475pp.

Jack H. Hexter. The Vision of Politics on the Eve of the Reformation: More, Machiavelli, and Seyssel. New York: Basic Books. 1973. 243pp.

Ross King. Machiavelli: Philosopher of Power. New York: Atlas Books/HarperCollins. 2007. 245pp.

Harvey C. Mansfield. Machiavelli's Virtue. University of Chicago Press. 1996. 371pp.

Felix Raab. The English Face of Machiavelli: A Changing Interpretation, 1500-1700. Routledge & K. Paul. 1964. 306pp.

Ralph Roeder. The Man of the Renaissance: Four Lawgivers: Savonarola, Machiavelli, Castiglione, Aretino. New York: Viking Press. 1933. 540pp.

Leo Strauss. Thoughts on Machiavelli. Glencoe, IL: Free Press. 1958. 348pp.

Maurizio Viroli. Niccolo's Smile: A Biography of Machiavelli. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux. 2000. 271pp.

Michael White. Machiavelli: A Man Misunderstood. London: Little, Brown and Company. 2004.


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  7. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.940)

  8. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.317)

  9. European Authors 1000-1900 (pp.581-83)

  10. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.629)

  11. The Catholic Encyclopedia (vol.9, pp.501-02)

  12. The MacMillan Dictionary of Military Biography (p.253)

  13. Harper Encyclopedia of Military Biography (p.469)

  14. Movers & Shakers: The 100 Most Influential Figures in Modern Business (pp.73-75)

  15. A Short Biographical Dictionary of Foreign Literature (p.172)

  16. Concise Biographical Dictionary of Famous Men and Women (p.433)

  17. The Reader's Encyclopedia of World Drama (p.538)

  18. Who's Who in Europe, 1450-1750 (p.188)

  19. The Hutchinson Dictionary of Ideas (p.324)

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