The Resource Dialogue on the government of Florence, Guicciardini ; edited and translated by Alison Brown., (electronic resource)

Dialogue on the government of Florence, Guicciardini ; edited and translated by Alison Brown., (electronic resource)

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Dialogue on the government of Florence
Title
Dialogue on the government of Florence
Statement of responsibility
Guicciardini ; edited and translated by Alison Brown.
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Author
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Language
  • eng
  • ita
  • eng
Summary
This is the first translation into English of Guicciardini's Dialogue on the Government of Florence. Written in the early 1520s by the author of the famous History of Italy, as well as a History of Florence and Political Maxims and Reflections, this dialogue presents what is arguably the most searching and comprehensive analysis of the politics of his times. Like Machiavelli, his contemporary and friend, Guicciardini rejects classical republican arguments in the name of the new political realism and acknowledges the important role of patronage and graft in contemporary politics and the illegitimacy of nearly all forms of political power. In this Dialogue he provides one of the clearest expositions of the term 'reason of state', which he was one of the first to employ and which he uses to justify the priority of state interest over private morality and religion
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UkCbUP
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1483-1540
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Guicciardini, Francesco
Dewey number
945/.4107
Index
index present
LC call number
JN5279
LC item number
.G85 1994
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1934-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Brown, Alison
Series statement
Cambridge texts in the history of political thought
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  • Constitutional history
  • Florence (Italy)
Label
Dialogue on the government of Florence, Guicciardini ; edited and translated by Alison Brown., (electronic resource)
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online resource
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rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Extent
1 online resource (xxxvi, 218 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781316160817
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computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
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digital, PDF file(s).
Specific material designation
remote
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  • (CKB)4100000009366173
  • (UkCbUP)CR9781316160817
  • (EXLCZ)994100000009366173
Label
Dialogue on the government of Florence, Guicciardini ; edited and translated by Alison Brown., (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Title from publisher's bibliographic system (viewed on 17 Sep 2019)
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Extent
1 online resource (xxxvi, 218 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781316160817
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
digital, PDF file(s).
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)4100000009366173
  • (UkCbUP)CR9781316160817
  • (EXLCZ)994100000009366173

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