Table of Contents for Prince


Introduction xi
Select bibliography xxv
Chronology xxviii
Dedication to The Magnificent Lorenzo di Piero de'Medici 1(2)
How many Kinds of Principalities there are, and by what Means they are acquires
3(1)
Concerning Hereditary Principalities
4(2)
Concerning Mixed Principalities
6(11)
Why the Kingdom of Darius, conquered by Alexander, did not rebel against the Successors of Alexander at his Death
17(4)
Concerning the Way to govern Cities or Principalities which lived under their own Laws before they were annexed
21(2)
Concerning New Principalities which are acquires by One's Own Arms and Ability
23(5)
Concerning New Principalities which are acquired by the Arms of Others or by Good Fortune
28(9)
Concerning those who have obtained a Principality by Wickedness
37(6)
Concerning a Civil Principality
43(5)
Concerning the Way in which the Strength of all Principalities ought to be measured
48(3)
Concerning Ecclesiastical Principalities
51(4)
How many Kinds of Solidery there are, and concerning Mercenaries
55(6)
Concerning Auxiliaries, Mixed Soldiery, and One's Own
61(5)
That which concerns a Prince on the Subject of the Art of War
66(4)
Concerning Things for Which Men, and especially Princes, are praised or blamed
70(2)
Concerning Liberality and Meanness
72(3)
Concerning Cruelty and Clemency, and whether it is Better to be loved than feared
75(4)
Concerning the Way in which Princes should keep Faith
79(4)
That One should avoid being despised and hated
83(13)
Are Fortresses, and Many Other Things to which Princes resort, Adantageous or Hurtful?
96(6)
How a Prince should conduct himself so as to gain Renown
102(5)
Concerning the Secretaries of Princes
107(2)
How Flatterers should be avoided
109(3)
Why the Princes of Italy have lost their States
112(2)
What Fortune can effect in Human Affairs, and how to withstand her
114(5)
An Exhortation to liberate Italy from the barbarians
119(55)
Description of the Methods adopted by the Duke Valentino when murdering Vitellozzo Vitelli, Oliverotto da Fermo, the Signor Agolo, and the Duke di Gravina Orsini
127(12)
The Life of Castruccio Castracani of Lucca, written by Niccolo Machiavelli, and sent to his Friends Zanobi Buondelmonti and Luigi Alamanni
139(35)
Notes and References 174(7)
Index 181