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Author Jurdjevic, Mark
Title A great and wretched city : promise and failure in Machiavelli's Florentine political thought / Mark Jurdjevic
Imprint Cambridge, Massachusetts : Harvard University Press, 2014
book jacket
 RCHSS Library  DG736.3.M333 J87 2014    AVAILABLE    30560400489610
 Fu Ssu-Nien WTN LANG BK  DG736.3.M333 J95 2014    AVAILABLE    30530001183607
Descript 295 pages ; 25 cm
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Series I Tatti studies in Italian Renaissance history
I Tatti studies in Italian Renaissance history
Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 273-284) and index
Introduction : the Florentine question -- The Savonarolan lens -- Roman doubts -- Nobles and noble culture in the Florentine histories -- A new view of the people -- The Albizzi regime in the Florentine histories -- The virtues and vices of Medici power in the Florentine histories -- The failure of Florentine institutions -- Conclusion : Machiavelli's republican realism
Subject Machiavelli, Niccolò, 1469-1527. Istorie fiorentine
Machiavelli, Niccolò, 1469-1527 -- Political and social views
Republicanism -- Italy -- Florence -- History
Florence (Italy) -- Politics and government -- 1421-1737
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