'The Prince' and Governance
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In this article, the writer discusses that the primary point of the book, 'The Prince', by Nicolo Machiavelli, is to present an outline of how nations should be governed. In Machiavelli's case, the governance focused on the leader's ability to rule and maintain his authority over society.
From the Paper:"This perception of Machiavelli's was based on interactions that Machiavelli had with government and its leaders as "Chancellor and Secretary to the Second Chancery, the Ten of Liberty and Peace", in the Republic of Florence ("Medieval" sec. 1). Many of the characters that Machiavelli wrote about in The Prince were figures from his time in public service, such as Catherina Sforza, "my lady Forli", and King Louis XIII of France, "who committed the five capital errors in statecraft" .... "
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