The Resource Machiavelli : a renaissance life, Joseph Markulin

Machiavelli : a renaissance life, Joseph Markulin

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Machiavelli : a renaissance life
Title
Machiavelli
Title remainder
a renaissance life
Statement of responsibility
Joseph Markulin
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"This epic piece of storytelling brings the world of fifteenth-century Italy to life as it traces Machiavelli's rise from young boy to controversial political thinker. The often-vilified Renaissance politico and author of The Prince comes to life as a diabolically clever, yet mild mannered and conscientious civil servant. Author Joseph Markulin presents Machiavelli's life as a true adventure story, replete with violence, treachery, heroism, betrayal, sex, bad popes, noble outlaws, deformed kings, menacing Turks, even more menacing Lutherans, unscrupulous astrologers, untrustworthy dentists--and, of course, forbidden love. While sharing the stage with Florence's Medici family, the nefarious and perhaps incestuous Borgias, the artists Leonardo da Vinci and Michelangelo, and the doomed prophet Savonarola, Machiavelli is imprisoned, tortured, and ultimately abandoned. Nevertheless, he remains the sworn enemy of tyranny and a tireless champion of freedom and the republican form of government. Out of the cesspool that was Florentine Renaissance politics, only one name is still uttered today--that of Niccolo Machiavelli. This mesmerizing, vividly told story will show you why his fame endures"--
Summary
"This epic piece of storytelling brings the world of fifteenth-century Italy to life as it traces Machiavelli's rise from young boy to controversial political thinker. The often-vilified Renaissance politico and author of The Prince comes to life as a diabolically clever, yet mild mannered and conscientious civil servant. Author Joseph Markulin presents Machiavelli's life as a true adventure story, replete with violence, treachery, heroism, betrayal, sex, bad popes, noble outlaws, deformed kings, menacing Turks, even more menacing Lutherans, unscrupulous astrologers, untrustworthy dentists--and, of course, forbidden love. While sharing the stage with Florence's Medici family, the nefarious and perhaps incestuous Borgias, the artists Leonardo da Vinci and Michelangelo, and the doomed prophet Savonarola, Machiavelli is imprisoned, tortured, and ultimately abandoned. Nevertheless, he remains the sworn enemy of tyranny and a tireless champion of freedom and the republican form of government. Out of the cesspool that was Florentine Renaissance politics, only one name is still uttered today--that of Niccolo Machiavelli. This mesmerizing, vividly told story will show you why his fame endures"--
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Tone
Writing style
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Biography type
individual biography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10223661
Cataloging source
TOH
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1951-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Markulin, Joseph
Dewey number
  • 320.1092
  • B
Index
no index present
LC call number
JC143.M4
LC item number
M3785 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Machiavelli, Niccolò
  • Statesmen
  • Intellectuals
  • Political scientists
  • Authors, Italian
  • Italy
  • Florence (Italy)
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
a Renaissance life
Label
Machiavelli : a renaissance life, Joseph Markulin
Link
http://evpl.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=644F6C3F-5535-48C0-B127-4052B6140B24
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Publication
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Electronic book
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
ocn857572964
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781616148065
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
c
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
644F6C3F-5535-48C0-B127-4052B6140B24
Label
Machiavelli : a renaissance life, Joseph Markulin
Link
http://evpl.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=644F6C3F-5535-48C0-B127-4052B6140B24
Publication
Note
Electronic book
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
ocn857572964
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781616148065
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
c
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
644F6C3F-5535-48C0-B127-4052B6140B24

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