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Machiavelli's Ideal Prince

Summary: Discusses the classic handbook on power politics The Prince, by Niccolo Machiavelli. Describes Machiavelli's detailed vision of how a prince should behave or act.
In the classic handbook on power politics The Prince, Niccolo Machiavelli states what he believes is the ideal prince. Machiavelli details how a prince should behave or act; in that a prince should be wise when choosing allies; that he should have a knowledge of war; and how he should treat his subjects, and the characteristics that he should have; to how he should be looked upon by his subjects; to wether it is better to be kind or cruel.

There are many ways in which Machiavelli=s ideal prince should behave, For example and ideal prince must avoid joining forces with certain people, if such people have stronger armies. AFor by winning he then becomes a prisoner of his ally.@ (Pg.85) Machiavelli says that if a prince does choose to become allies with a neighboring force which is stronger than his, and then after joining forces...

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