Machiavelli on Liberty and Conflict

2017.06.21 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews David Johnston, Nadia Urbinati, and Camila Vergara (eds.), Machiavelli on Liberty and Conflict, University of Chicago Press,
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2017.06.21 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews David Johnston, Nadia Urbinati, and Camila Vergara (eds.), Machiavelli on Liberty and Conflict, University of Chicago Press, 2017, 423pp., $50.00 (hbk), ISBN 9780226429304. Reviewed by Kenneth Winston, Harvard University This volume originated at a conference in 2013 at Columbia University to celebrate the 500th anniversary of The Prince. It was an opportune occasion, as the editors note, to examine the foundations, meaning, and legacy of Machiavelli's thought. The result is an engaging, insightful collection of sixteen essays by scholars from Australia, England, France, Italy, and the United States presenting contemporary lines of research and interpretation. In subject matter, they range widely: from small-scale readings of selected texts, to historical and contextual studies of leading ideas, to assessments of Machiavelli's continuing influence. The editors have divided the essays into four sections: on. . .

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