The defeat of a Renaissance intellectual : selected writings of Francesco Guicciardini / by Francesco Guicciardini ; edited and translated by Carlo Celli.
"A collection of writings by papal advisor and historian Francesco Guicciardini (1483-1540), including letters, treatises, reports, and orations spanning his long career in service to the Medici"--Provided by publisher
University Park, Pennsylvania :
The Pennsylvania State University Press,
|Series:||Early modern studies series.
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Table of Contents:
- Introduction: the limits of self-interest
- To himself
- Report on Spain
- How to ensure the state for the house of the Medici
- On the use of force
- On suicide for political reasons
- On progressive taxation : the scaled tenth
- Report on the defense of Parma
- Letter to Francesco Maria della Rovere
- Defense against the preceding
- Savonarolian excerpts (selections)
- Response on behalf of the Duke to the complaints of the exiles.