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Reading Machiavelli

John P. McCormick

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780691183503
eISBN:
9780691187914
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691183503.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

To what extent was Machiavelli a “Machiavellian”? Was he an amoral adviser of tyranny or a stalwart partisan of liberty? A neutral technician of power politics or a devout Italian patriot? A reviver ... More


Feudalism and the National Past

Monika Baár

in Historians and Nationalism: East-Central Europe in the Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199581184
eISBN:
9780191722806
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199581184.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Modern History

As Chapter 7, ‘Feudalism and the National Past’, explains, the period of feudalism was believed to represent a rupture in national life: the historians maintained in unison that it was a foreign ... More


Civic Counter Factualism and the Assemblage of London: The Corpus of Andrew Horn

Arthur Bahr

in Fragments and Assemblages: Forming Compilations of Medieval London

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226924915
eISBN:
9780226924922
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226924922.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This chapter presents a reading of the corpus of manuscripts overseen by London City chamberlain Andrew Horn. It argues that both the codicological form and the textual contents of the manuscripts ... More


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