Essay heading: Machiovelli, the prince

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Machiavelli summarizes the mistakes and good deeds of past rulers and gives recommendations on how to react on these things. He tries to suggest an ideal model of state that has an ideal ruler. The main scope of the book is autocratic regime, not republican. He says “I will leave out all discussion on republics, inasmuch as in another place I have written of them at length, and will address myself only to principalities”...
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According to Machiavelli there are three main types of principalities: hereditary, mixed and new. In hereditary the power is passed down through the ruling family. Mixed principalities occur when new territories are added to an existing one and can be of two types; when new territory shares common language, habits and customs the prince should hold the former ruling line; and the other one is when the new territory has different language and culture, then the prince must either reside in it or set up colonies...
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