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The prince is a 16th-century political treatise by the italian diplomat and political theorist niccolò machiavelli from correspondence a version appears to have. Machiavelli's advice for rulers was ruthless and pragmatic—and he may have intended for it to secretly destroy them. Translated by angelo m codevilla the prince, machiavelli's best known and least understood work, consists largely of anecdotes of victory.
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