The 48 Laws of Power

Penguin, 1 sep. 2000 - 496 pagina's
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Amoral, cunning, ruthless, and instructive,áthis multi-million-copyáNew York Timesábestselleráis the definitive manual for anyone interested in gaining, observing, or defending against ultimate control – from the author of The Laws of Human Nature.

In the book thatáPeopleámagazine proclaimed “beguiling” and “fascinating,” Robert Greene and Joost Elffers have distilled three thousand years of the history of power into 48 essential laws by drawing from the philosophies of Machiavelli, Sun Tzu, and Carl Von Clausewitz and also from the lives of figures ranging from Henry Kissinger to P.T. Barnum.
Some laws teach the need for prudence (“Law 1: Never Outshine the Master”), others teach the value of confidence (“Law 28: Enter Action with Boldness”), and many recommend absolute self-preservation (“Law 15: Crush Your Enemy Totally”). Every law, though, has one thing in common: an interest in total domination. In a bold and arresting two-color package,áThe 48 Laws of Poweráis ideal whether your aim is conquest, self-defense, or simply to understand the rules of the game.

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Robert Greene, the #1áNew York Timesábestselling author ofáThe 48 Laws of PowerThe 33 Strategies of WarThe Art of SeductionMastery,áandáThe Laws of Human Nature, isáan internationally renowned expert on power strategies. He lives in Los Angeles.

Joost Elffers is the packaging genius behind Viking Studio's Secret Language series, Play with Your Food, and How Are You Peeling?. He lives in New York City.

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