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In the 24 lectures that make up Machiavelli in Context, Professor Cook offers the opportunity to meet an extraordinarily thoughtful and sincere student of history and its lessons, and to learn that there is far more to him than can be gleaned from any reading of The Prince, no matter how thorough.

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Mount Morris Library 320.1 Coo (Text)
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  • ISBN: 1598031708 (library ed. : set)
  • ISBN: 9781598031706 (library ed. : set)
  • Physical Description: 12 sound discs (12 hr.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in. + 2 course guidebooks (22 cm.)
  • Edition: CD + Book.
  • Publisher: Chantilly, VA : Teaching Co., [2006]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Lectures.
Compact discs.
In two containers (23 cm.).
Formatted Contents Note:
pt. 1: disc 1. lecture 1. Who is Machiavelli? Why does he matter? lecture 2. Machiavelli's Florence -- disc 2. lecture 3. Classical thought in Renaissance Florence. lecture 4. The life of Niccolò Machiavelli -- disc 5. lecture 5. Why did Machiavelli write The prince? lecture 6. The prince, 1-5, republics old and new -- disc 4. lecture 7. The prince, 6-7, virtù and Fortuna. lecture 8. The prince, 8-12, the prince and power -- disc 5. lecture 9. The prince, 13-16, the art of being a prince. lecture 10. The prince, 17-21, the lion and the fox -- disc 6. lecture 11. The prince, 21-26, fortune and foreigners. lecture 12. Livy, the Roman Republic, and Machiavelli.
pt. 2: disc 7. lecture 13. Discourses, why Machiavelli is a republican. lecture 14. Discourses, the workings of a good republic -- disc 8. lecture 15. Discourses, lessons from Rome. lecture 16. Discourses, a principality or a republic? -- disc 9. lecture 17. Discourses, the qualities of a good republic. lecture 18. Discourses, a republic at war -- disc 10. lecture 19. Discourses, can republics last? lecture 20. Discourses, conspiracies and other dangers -- disc 11. lecture 21. Florentine histories, the growth of Florence. lecture 22. Florentine histories, the age of the Medici -- disc 12. lecture 23. The fate of Machiavelli's works. lecture 24. Was Machiavelli a Machiavellian?
Participant or Performer Note:
William R. Cook, lecturer.
Summary, etc.:
In the 24 lectures that make up Machiavelli in Context, Professor Cook offers the opportunity to meet an extraordinarily thoughtful and sincere student of history and its lessons, and to learn that there is far more to him than can be gleaned from any reading of The Prince, no matter how thorough.
Subject: Machiavelli, Niccolò, 1469-1527.
Machiavelli, Niccolò, 1469-1527 > Criticism and interpretation.
Political scientists > Biography.


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