How To Achieve True Greatness


In his witty and perceptive discourse on the ideal virtues of a Renaissance courtier, Castiglione set out values that continue to offer illumination in questions of leadership and government – adopting prudence, courage, loyalty, style and even playing sport as the best ways to gain influence and power.

ISBN: 9780141023885 Author: Castiglione, Baldassare Publisher: Penguin Publication Date: 25th August 2005 Imprint: Penguin Books Cover: Paperback Dewey: 390.2 (edition:22) Pages: 93 Readership: General - Trade / Code: K Category: Subject:

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