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Landmark: The Prince

Authors Sarah Dunant and Erica Benner, MP Gisela Stuart and historian Catherine Fletcher join Philip Dodd to explore the continuing relevance of Machiavelli's The Prince.

Authors Sarah Dunant and Erica Benner, MP Gisela Stuart and historian Catherine Fletcher join Philip Dodd to explore the continuing relevance of Machiavelli's The Prince which was first circulated in 1513.

Sarah Dunant's series of Renaissance novels include Blood and Beauty: the Borgias and In The Name of The Family: A Novel of Machiavelli and The Borgias.
Erica Benner has written Be Like the Fox: Machiavelli's Lifelong Quest For Freedom.
Catherine Fletcher is the author of The Black Prince of Florence: The Spectacular Life and Treacherous World of Alessandro de' Medici

Producer: Robyn Read.

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45 minutes

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Role Contributor
Interviewed Guest Sarah Dunant
Interviewed Guest Erica Benner
Interviewed Guest Gisela Stuart
Interviewed Guest Catherine Fletcher
Presenter Philip Dodd
Producer Robyn Read

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