The Machiavellians by James Burnham

"The Machiavellians" is a political theory book that delves into the nature of power and the realities of politics. The author explores the philosophies of Machiavelli, Pareto, Mosca, and other political theorists, arguing that the essence of politics is the struggle for power and that all societies are ruled by an elite minority. The book also offers a critique of traditional democratic theory, emphasizing the importance of realpolitik and the understanding of power dynamics in achieving political success.

The 2392nd greatest book of all time


Published
1943
Nationality
American
Type
Nonfiction
Pages
Unknown
Words
Unknown
Original Language
English

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