Table of Contents for Prince on The Art of Power : Niccolo Machiavelli's the Prince*the New Illustrated Edition of the Renaissance Masterpiece on Leadership


Introduction by Cary J. Nederman 8
Dedication to the Magnificent Lorenzo di Piero de' Medici 24
I How Many Kinds Of Principalities There Are, And By What Means They Are Acquired 26
II Concerning Hereditary Principalities 28
III Concerning Mixed Principalities 30
IV Why The Kingdom Of Darius, Conquered By Alexander, Did Not Rebel Against The Successors Of Alexander After His Death 42
V Concerning The Way lb Govern Cities Or Principalities Which Lived Under Their Own Laws Before They Were Annexed 48
VI Concerning New Principalities Which Arc Acquired By One's Own Arms And Ability 53
VII Concerning New Principalities Which Arc Acquired Either By The Arms Of Others Or By Good Fortune 58
VIII Concerning Those Who Have Obtained A Principality By Wickedness 70
IX Concerning A Civil Principality 78
X Concerning The Way In Which The Strength Of All Principalities Ought To Be Measured 84
XI Concerning Ecclesiastical Principalities 88
XII How Many Kinds Of Soldiery There Are, And Concerning Mercenaries 94
XIII Concerning Auxiliaries, Mixed Soldiery, And One's Own 102
XIV That Which Concerns A Prince On The Subject Of The Art Of War 110
XV Concerning Things For Which Men, And Especially Princes, Are Praised Or Blamed 114
XVI Concerning liberality And Meanness 118
XVII Concerning Cruelty And Clemency, And Whether It Is Better To Be Loved Than Feared 122
XVIII Concerning The Way In Which Princes Should Keep Faith 128
XIX That One Should Avoid Being Despised And Hated 134
XX Are Fortresses, And Many Other Things To Which Princes Often Resort, Advantageous Or Hurtful? 148
XXI How A Prince Should Conduct Himself So As To Gain Renown 156
XXII Concerning The Secretaries Of Princes 162
XXIII How Flatterers Should Be Avoided 166
XXIV Why The Princes Of Italy I Have Lost Their States 170
XXV What Fortune Can Effect In Human Affairs, And How To Withstand Her 174
XXVI An Exhortation To Liberate and Seize Italy From The Barbarians 180
Appendix I: "Machiavelli" An essay by Thomas Babington Macaulay 186
Appendix II: "The Question of Machiavelli" An essay by Isaiah Berlin 222
Chronology 262
Personalities 263
Further Reading 265
Index 267
Acknowledgments and Picture Credits 271