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By Bruce E. Altschuler,Michael A. Genovese

William Shakespeare, greater than the other writer, used to be capable of trap the essence of human nature in all its manifestations. His political performs provide enduring insights into our humanity, our self-importance, our noble and baser drives, what makes us nice, and what makes us loathsome. He tells us approximately ourselves and approximately our international. This quantity gleans priceless classes from the writings of William Shakespeare and applies them to modern politics. unique chapters overlaying over a dozen diverse performs absorb perennial political topics together with strength and management, corruption and advantage, warfare and peace, evil and liberty, persuasion and polarization, and empire and worldwide overreach.Features of the text:

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