Politics, Patriotism and Language: Niccolò Machiavelli's "secular Patria" and the Creation of an Italian National Identity
Niccolò Machiavelli may not have been a cynical realist as he is often portrayed. On the contrary, this book argues that he precociously possessed the characteristics of an impassioned, sometimes misguided idealist, obsessed with the idea of Italian unification, but blinded to the practicalities of attaining that goal. William J. Landon suggests that these characteristics may help to explain his appeal to Italy's «Risorgimento» founders. This interdisciplinary volume, which also contains the first translation of a «Discourse or Dialogue Concerning our Language» since 1961, works well as a core text, or as a complement to courses in Renaissance history, literature or political science.
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Patria in the Context of Niccolo Machiavellis
Machiavellis Secular Patrice His Sources
The Secretary and the Citizen Army
Machiavellis Road to Exile
Niccolò Machiavelli Author of the Discorso
The Date of the Dialogo and of Machiavellis
A New Translation of the Discorso o dialogo
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