Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
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978-0-8476-8994-1 • Paperback • June 1998 • $50.00 • (£38.00)
Athanasios Moulakis is director of the Herbst Program of Humanities, Herbst Professor of Humanities, and professor of political science at the University of Colorado, Boulder. He is the author of Beyond Utility: Liberal Education for a Technological Age.
Chapter 1 Introduction: Realist Constitutionalism
Chapter 2 Francesco Guicciardini and His Reputation as a Writer
Chapter 3 Florentine Politics and the Realist Tradition
Chapter 4 The Humanist Chancellors and the Friar
Chapter 5 The Discourse
Chapter 6 Francesco Guicciardini: Discorso di Logrogno
Chapter 7 Appendix A: Chronology of Florentine Institutional Development
Chapter 8 Appedix B: Chronology of Franscesco Guicciardini
Chapter 9 Bibliography
Chapter 10 Index
This is a work that should secure for itself a wide readership not only among scholars of the Italian Renaissance, but also among students of political theory and among historians of ancient and of modern republican government. I found the translation eminently readable. . . I found the overall argument fascinating. . .
— Paul A. Rahe, Hillsdale College