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The Prince by Niccolo Machiavelli

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Imperialism definitions

imperialism

  • the policy of extending the rule or authority of an empire or nation over foreign countries, or of acquiring and holding colonies and dependencies.
  • advocacy of imperial interests.
  • an imperial system of government.
  • imperial government.
Source: The Random House Webster's Unabridged Dictionary Copyright 1997 by Random House Inc.


imperialism

  • Imperialism can also refer more generally to a country's efforts to have a lot of power and influence over other countries, esp. in political and economic matters.
Source: Cambridge International Dictionary of English


imperialism

  • imperial government, authority, or system
  • the policy, practice, or advocacy of extending the power and dominion of a nation especially by direct territorial acquisitions or by gaining indirect control over the political or economic life of other areas; broadly : the extension or imposition of power, authority, or influence (union imperialism)
Source: Merriam-Webster's WWWebster Dictionary


Machiavelli and imperialism

Machiavelli does not suggest anywhere in The Prince that a prince should always be expanding his empire. The Prince is only concerned with the proper leading of one principality only.


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