Machiavelli’s The Art of War
Lecture no. 6 from the course: Masters of War: History's Greatest Strategic Thinkers
Taught by Professor Andrew R. Wilson | 29 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online History Courses
Learn about Machiavelli, the Italian Renaissance man who, in addition to his famous political treatise, The Prince, wrote his own The Art of War, in which he advocated a citizen-army modeled on that of the Roman Republic. This lecture takes you through Machiavelli’s book of tactics, his recommendation for Florentine military rulers.