How to win an Election: An Ancient Guide for Modern Politicians [Audiobook] download free by Quintus Tullius Cicero

How to win an Election: An Ancient Guide for Modern Politicians Audiobook download free by Quintus Tullius Cicero
  • Listen audiobook: How to win an Election: An Ancient Guide for Modern Politicians
  • Author: Quintus Tullius Cicero
  • Release date: 2012/12/6
  • Publisher: PRINCETON UNIVERSITY PRESS
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: History and Archaeology
  • ISBN: 9780691154084
  • Rating: 7.69 of 10
  • Votes: 826
  • Review by: Eason Card
  • Review rating: 7.37 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/11/24
  • Duration: 1H38M8S in 256 kbps (25.6 MB)
  • Date of creation of the audiobook: 2018-09-21
  • You can listen to this audiobook in formats: MP3, WAV, WavPack, FLAC, WMA, MPEG4 (compression ZIP, TGZ, RAR, RZ)
  • Total pages original book: 128
  • Includes a PDF summary of 13 pages
  • Duration of the summary (audio): 9M59S (2.6 MB)
  • Description or summary of the audiobook: How to Win an Election is an ancient Roman guide for campaigning that is as up-to-date as tomorrow's headlines. In 64 BC when idealist Marcus Cicero, Rome's greatest orator, ran for consul (the highest office in the Republic), his practical brother Quintus decided he needed some no-nonsense advice on running a successful campaign. What follows in his short letter are timeless bits of political wisdom, from the importance of promising everything to everybody and reminding voters about the sexual scandals of your opponents to being a chameleon, putting on a good show for the masses, and constantly surrounding yourself with rabid supporters. Presented here in a lively and colorful new translation, with the Latin text on facing pages, this unashamedly pragmatic primer on the humble art of personal politicking is dead-on (Cicero won)-and as relevant today as when it was written. A little-known classic in the spirit of Machiavelli's Prince, How to Win an Election is required reading for politicians and everyone who enjoys watching them try to manipulate their way into office.
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Classical History / Classical Civilisation, Western Philosophy: Ancient, To C 500, Political Science & Theory, Social & Political Philosophy, Elections & Referenda
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  • Format: Hardback
  • Approximate value: 13.04 USD
  • Dimensions: 114x178x15.24mm
  • Weight: 170g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: New Jersey, United States

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