A seminal philosophical work on the nature of politics, Politics was written by the Greek philosopher Aristotle after 335 BC.
Machiavelli's view of the world is applied to the modern political scene in Michael A. Ledeen's Machiavelli On Modern Leadership: Why Machiavelli's Iron Rules are as Timely and Important Today As Five Centuries Ago (1999).
Giorgio Vasari was a painter during the Renaissance. First published in 1550, his book Lives of the Painters, Sculptors and Artists reminisces about his...
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