The 48 Laws of Power

Greene, Robert

Published by Penguin Books
ISBN 10: 0140280197 / ISBN 13: 9780140280197
Used / Paperback / Quantity Available: 0
Available From More Booksellers
View all  copies of this book

About the Book

We're sorry; this specific copy is no longer available. AbeBooks has millions of books. We've listed similar copies below.

Description:

New, unread, and unused. Bookseller Inventory #

About this title:

Book ratings provided by Goodreads:
4.18 avg rating
(38,571 ratings)

Synopsis: The New York Times Bestseller

Amoral, cunning, ruthless, and instructive, The 48 Laws of Power is the definitive manual for anyone interested in gaining, observing, or defending against ultimate control.


In the book that People magazine 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, The 48 Laws of Power is ideal whether your aim is conquest, self-defense, or simply to understand the rules of the game.

From the Back Cover: 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, observing, or defending against ultimate control.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Bibliographic Details

Title: The 48 Laws of Power
Publisher: Penguin Books
Binding: Paperback
Book Condition: New

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Greene, Robert
Published by Penguin Books
ISBN 10: 0140280197 ISBN 13: 9780140280197
Used PAPERBACK Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Orion Tech
(Grand Prairie, TX, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Penguin Books. PAPERBACK. Book Condition: Fine. 0140280197 . Bookseller Inventory # GSM2743PBGG062217H0523P

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy Used
US$ 7.83
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

2.

Greene, Robert
Published by Penguin Books
ISBN 10: 0140280197 ISBN 13: 9780140280197
Used PAPERBACK Quantity Available: 1
Seller
glenthebookseller
(Montgomery, IL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Penguin Books. PAPERBACK. Book Condition: Good. 0140280197 Item in good condition. Textbooks may not include supplemental items i.e. CDs, access codes etc. Bookseller Inventory # Z0140280197Z3

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy Used
US$ 7.17
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.00
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

3.

ISBN 10: 0140280197 ISBN 13: 9780140280197
Used Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Goodwill Industries of South Florida
(Fort Lauderdale, FL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Book Condition: Acceptable. All of our books are in excellent shape! May contain some wear or contain minimal highlighting-writing. Bookseller Inventory # 3NCBWP000N80

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy Used
US$ 7.64
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 4.00
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

4.

ISBN 10: 0140280197 ISBN 13: 9780140280197
Used Quantity Available: 4
Seller
Goodwill Books
(Hillsboro, OR, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Book Condition: Acceptable. Reading copy. May have signs of wear and previous use (scuffs, writing, underlining). Dust jacket may be missing. Bookseller Inventory # 3IIEND0004WX

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy Used
US$ 10.17
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.25
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

5.

ISBN 10: 0140280197 ISBN 13: 9780140280197
Used Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Goodwill Books
(Hillsboro, OR, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Book Condition: Good. Sound copy that may show minimal signs of wear or previous ownership. Bookseller Inventory # 3IIEND000545

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy Used
US$ 10.17
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.25
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

6.

ISBN 10: 0140280197 ISBN 13: 9780140280197
New Quantity Available: > 20
Seller
BWB
(Valley Stream, NY, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Book Condition: New. Depending on your location, this item may ship from the US or UK. Bookseller Inventory # 97801402801970000000

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 14.22
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

7.

Greene, Robert
Published by Penguin Books (2000)
ISBN 10: 0140280197 ISBN 13: 9780140280197
Used Soft cover First Edition Quantity Available: 1
Seller
WHITNEY'S BOOKSHELF
(Tonopah, NV, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Penguin Books, 2000. Soft cover. Book Condition: Fine. No Jacket. 1st Edition. 0140280197 No Marks Or Damage From Past Owners, Not A Former Library Book, Not A Remainder Or Book Club, Soft Cover. 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, Observing, Or Defending Against Ultimate Control. All Books Shipped Within 24 Hours With U.S. Postal Service Delivery Confirmation, Each Order Is Packaged In A New Box With Bubble Wrap, And Always Your Satisfaction Is Guaranteed. Bookseller Inventory # 019001

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy Used
US$ 11.00
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.75
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

8.

Robert Greene
Published by Penguin Publishing Group
ISBN 10: 0140280197 ISBN 13: 9780140280197
Used Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Sierra Nevada Books
(Reno, NV, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Penguin Publishing Group. Paperback. Book Condition: Good. Book has some visible wear on the binding, cover, pages. Bookseller Inventory # G0140280197I3N00

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy Used
US$ 14.89
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

9.

Robert Greene
Published by Penguin Publishing Group
ISBN 10: 0140280197 ISBN 13: 9780140280197
Used Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Second City Books
(Aurora, IL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Penguin Publishing Group. Paperback. Book Condition: Good. Ex-Library Book - will contain Library Markings. Book has some visible wear on the binding, cover, pages. Bookseller Inventory # G0140280197I3N10

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy Used
US$ 14.89
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

10.

Robert Greene
Published by Penguin Publishing Group
ISBN 10: 0140280197 ISBN 13: 9780140280197
Used Paperback Quantity Available: 2
Seller
Motor City Books
(Brownstown, MI, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Penguin Publishing Group. Paperback. Book Condition: Very Good. Book has appearance of only minimal use. All pages are undamaged with no significant creases or tears. Bookseller Inventory # G0140280197I4N00

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy Used
US$ 14.89
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

There are 61 more copies of this book

View all search results for this book