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The 48 Laws of Power
Greene, Robert, Elffers, Joost (Other)
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Format: Paperback, 452pp.
Date of publication: Sep 01 2000
Publisher: Penguin Putnam
ISBN-13: 9780140280197
Dimensions: 23.47 cm. (length) X 16.31 cm. (width) X 3.23 cm. (thickness)
Weight: 717 grams

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THE BESTSELLING BOOK FOR THOSE WHO WANT POWER, WATCH POWER, OR WANT TO ARM THEMSELVES AGAINST POWER . . .
A moral, cunning, ruthless, and instructive, this piercing work distills three thousand years of the history of power into forty-eight well-explicated laws. As attention-grabbing in its design as it is in its content, this bold volume outlines the laws of power in their unvarnished essence, synthesizing the philosophies of Machiavelli, Sun-tzu, Carl von Clausewitz, and other great thinkers. Some laws require prudence ("Law 1: Never Outshine the Master"), some stealth ("Law 3: Conceal Your Intentions"), and some the total absence of mercy ("Law 15: Crush Your Enemy Totally") but like it or not, all have applications in real-life situations. Illustrated through the tactics of Queen Elizabeth I, Henry Kissinger, P. T. Barnum, and other famous figures who have wielded — or been victimized by — power, these laws will fascinate any reader interested in gaining,... [More...] [Edit review] [Delete review]
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