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    The Elements of Style (aka Strunk & White): an essential guide to English grammar and usage.

    
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Pizan
  
    Pizan. The Treasure of the City of Ladies. various editions.
  
    Georges Duby, Love and Marriage in the Middle Ages. (Chicago:  University of Chicago Press, 1994)

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    Douglas Kelly. Christine de Pizan's changing opinion: a quest for certainty in the midst of chaos . (Cambridge : D.S. Brewer, 2007)
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    Karen Green (ed.) Healing the body politic: the political thought of Christine de Pizan. (Belgium: Brepols, 2005)
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    Kate Langdon Forhan. The political theory of Christine de Pizan Burlington. (VT: Ashgate, 2002)
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    John Campbell and  Nadia Margolis eds. Christine de Pizan 2000: Studies on Christine de Pizan in honour of Angus J. Kennedy. (Atlanta, GA: Rodopi, 2000)
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    Rosalind Brown-Grant. Christine de Pizan and the moral defence of women: Reading beyond gender. (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1999)
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    Charity Cannon Willard. Christine de Pizan: her life and works. New York: Persea Books, 1990.
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    Edward Wheat, “Now a New Kingdom of Femininity is Begun:  the political theory of Christine de Pizan’s the Book of the City of Ladies,” Women and Politics, vol. 20, n. 4(1999):  23-47.
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Machiavelli

   
    Introduction
from Discourses on Livy. Translated by Harvey C. Mansfield and Nathan Tarcov.
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    John McCormick. Machiavelli against Republicanism: On the Cambridge School’s ‘Guicciardinian Moments.’ Political Theory 31, no. 5 (October 2003).
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    John McCormick. Machiavellian Democracy: Controlling Elites With Ferocious Populism. American Political Science Review 95, no. 2 (June 2001).
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    John McCormick. Machiavellian Democracy (Cambrige: Cambridge University Press, 2011).
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    J. G. Pocock. "Machiavelli and Rome: " In John Najemy, ed. The Cambridge Companion to Machiavelli. Cambridge:  CUP, 2010
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    Russell Price. The Theme of Gloria in Machiavelli. (Renaissance Quarterly, 1977)
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    Quentin Skinner. Great political thinkers: Machiavelli. (Oxford: Oxford University Press,  1992)
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    Quentin Skinner. Visions of Politics, Volume II: Renaissance Virtues. (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2002)
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Hobbes and Machiavelli

    Paul Rahe. Against Throne and Altar: Machiavelli and Political Theory Under the English Republic. (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2008)
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    Quentin Skinner. Hobbes and Republican Liberty.  (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2008)
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    Vickie Sullivan. Machiavelli, Hobbes, and the Formation of a Liberal Republicanism in England. (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2006)
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Hobbes
  
  
Quentin Skinner. Reason and Rhetoric in the Philosophy of Hobbes. (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1996)
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   Quentin Skinner. Hobbes on Representation. European Journal of Philosophy. 3 (2) (2005).
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   Tom Sorrell, ed.  The Cambridge Companion to Hobbes. (Cambridge:  Cambridge University Press, 1996)
   
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    Patricia Springborg, ed. The Cambridge Companion to Hobbes's Leviathan.  (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2007)
1.4 Hobbes on the natural condition of mankind, Kinch Hoekstra;
2.2 Hobbes on glory and civil strife, Gabriella Slomp;
2.4 The basis for the right to punish in Hobbes's Leviathan, Dieter Huning;
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    Richard Tuck. Hobbes. (Oxford:  OUP, 1989)
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