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Machiavelli in hell /
Sebastian de Grazia.
edition
1st Vintage Books ed.
imprint
New York : Vintage Books, 1994.
description
497 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.
ISBN
0679743421 :, 9780679743422
format(s)
Book
Holdings
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imprint
New York : Vintage Books, 1994.
isbn
0679743421 :
9780679743422
catalogue key
7010678
 
Includes bibliographical references (p. 387-469) and indexes.
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Awards
This item was nominated for the following awards:
Pulitzer Prize, USA, 1990 : Won
Full Text Reviews
Appeared in Publishers Weekly on 1993-12-20:
De Grazia's Pulitzer Prize-winning biography of the author of The Prince and a study of the roles of work and leisure in Western culture. (Jan.) (c) Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved
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Publishers Weekly, December 1993
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Summaries
Unpaid Annotation
In this intellectual biography, de Grazia presents a new vision of Niccolo Machiavelli that evokes the great Florentine thinker's presence. After giving an engrossing account of Machiavelli's childhood and period of personal crisis that followed his imprisonment and torture, the book turns to an examination of The Prince. Photos.

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