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Unformatted text preview: Niccol Machiavelli - Political theorist from Florence, Italy - Claimed that the State was an artifice of human creation to be conquered, shaped, and administered by princes according to the principles of power politics - Mentions Venice and Florence frequently - Venice had great stability, politically and economically - Florence was constantly fluctuating with class conflict and political problems - ...
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This note was uploaded on 04/09/2008 for the course HIST 1201 taught by Professor Howardeisenstatt during the Fall '07 term at Seton Hall.
- Fall '07
- The Prince