The Communist Manifesto


  • Author: Friedrich Engels, Karl Marx, Gareth Stedman Jones & Gareth Jones
  • Release Date : 2004-07-01
  • Genre: Philosophy
  • File Size: 1120604 Bytes


'An astonishing masterpiece ... a political classic ... has an almost biblical force' Eric HobsbawmThe Communist Manifesto, Marx and Engels' revolutionary 1848 summons to the working classes, is one of the most influential political theories ever formulated. After four years of collaboration, the authors produced this incisive account of their idea of Communism, in which they envisage a society without classes, private property or a state. They argue that increasing exploitation of industrial workers will eventually lead to a revolution in which capitalism is overthrown. Their vision transformed the world irrevocably, and remains relevant as a depiction of global capitalism today.Edited with an Introduction by GARETH STEDMAN JONES...

Hidden History


  • Author: Gerry Docherty & James MacGregor
  • Release Date : 2013-07-04
  • Genre: Military
  • File Size: 8293770 Bytes


Hidden History uniquely exposes those responsible for the First World War. It reveals how accounts of the war’s origins have been deliberately falsified to conceal the guilt of the secret cabal of very rich and powerful men in London responsible for the most heinous crime perpetrated on humanity. For ten years, they plotted the destruction of Germany as the first stage of their plan to take control of the world. The assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand was no chance happening. It lit a fuse that had been carefully set through a chain of command stretching from Sarajevo through Belgrade and St Petersburg to that cabal in London.Our understanding of these events has been firmly trapped in a web of falsehood and duplicity carefully constructed by...

The 48 Laws of Power
Score: 4.5
From 136 Ratings

The 48 Laws of Power


  • Author : Robert Greene
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2000-09-01
  • Genre: Self-Help
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1101042451


The 48 Laws of Power Book Description :

Amoral, cunning, ruthless, and instructive, this multi-million-copy New York Times bestseller is 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 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 Bo...

The 48 Laws Of Power
Score: 4.5
From 11 Ratings

The 48 Laws Of Power


  • Author : Robert Greene
  • Publisher : Profile Books
  • Release Date : 2010-09-03
  • Genre: Body, Mind & Spirit
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781847651341


The 48 Laws Of Power Book Description :

'Machiavelli has a new rival, and Sun-tzu had better watch his back' - New York Times Robert Greene's laws are now famous: Law 1: Never outshine the master. Law 2: Never put too much trust in friends; learn how to use enemies. Law 3: Conceal your intentions. Law 4: Always say less than necessary. At work, in relationships, on the street or on the 6 o'clock News: the 48 Laws apply everywhere. For anyone with an interest in conquest, self-defence, wealth, power or simply being an educated spectator, The 48 Laws of Power is one of the most useful and entertaining books ever; it 'teaches you how to cheat, dissemble, feign, fight and advance your cause in the modern world.' (Independent on Sunday). Robert Greene will teach you the distilled wisdom of the ...

Concise 48 Laws of Power
Score: 2.5
From 2 Ratings

Concise 48 Laws of Power


  • Author : Robert Greene
  • Publisher : Profile Books(GB)
  • Release Date : 2002
  • Genre: Control (Psychology)
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1861974043


Concise 48 Laws of Power Book Description :

The perfect gift book for the power hungry (and who doesn't want power?) at an excellent price. The Concise Edition of an international bestseller. At work, in relationships, on the street or on the 6 o'clock news: the 48 Laws apply everywhere. For anyone with an interest in conquest, self-defence, wealth, power or simply being an educated spectator, The 48 Laws of Power is one of the most useful and entertaining books ever. This book 'teaches you how to cheat, dissemble, feign, fight and advance your cause in the modern world.' (Independent on Sunday) The distilled wisdom of the masters - illustrated through the tactics, triumphs and failures from Elizabeth I to Henry Kissinger on how to get to the top and stay there. Wry, ironic and clever this is ...

The 48 Laws of Power in Practice

The 48 Laws of Power in Practice


  • Author : Jon Waterlow
  • Publisher : tredition
  • Release Date : 2017-03-20
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9783732387144


The 48 Laws of Power in Practice Book Description :

Robert Greene’s The 48 Laws of Power has shaken up the lives of millions. It’s wielded by successful business executives, leading actors and musicians, and even by criminal kingpins. But how can you apply its lessons to your life? Perhaps you want to become a modern Machiavelli. Perhaps you want to escape the daily grind and realise your true potential and your dreams. Or maybe you’re just tired of finding yourself the victim of other people’s games. But with 48 Laws to choose from and a strong possibility that any one of them might seem like a radical overhaul of your habits and thought processes, it can seem overwhelming or impossible to put the Laws into practice. Help is at hand. Drawing on our major podcast series, Exploring The 48 Laws ...

The 48 Laws of Power Reversal
Score: 4.5
From 2 Ratings

The 48 Laws of Power Reversal


  • Author : Anonymous
  • Publisher : Lulu Press, Inc
  • Release Date : 2018-03-16
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781329165069


The 48 Laws of Power Reversal Book Description :

By now, the business world is probably familiar with Robert Greene's best-selling book, The 48 Laws of Power. Despite the book's success, there is something deeply unsettling and dishonest about its advice. What would happen if we reversed each of Robert Greene's Laws? What would that strategy look like? Whether you are an aspiring tyrant or an unassuming poet, this new book, The 48 Laws of Power Reversal takes a closer look at the dynamics of power. This concise edition clocks in around 60 pages and is only a taste of what will be included in the expanded edition of the same name. Using excerpts from history, film, popular culture, and famous villains, the expanded edition of The 48 Laws of Power Reversal will be about 500 pages in length, much like...

The 50th Law
Score: 4
From 6 Ratings

The 50th Law


  • Author : 50 Cent
  • Publisher : Profile Books
  • Release Date : 2010-07-09
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781847652447


The 50th Law Book Description :

'My favourite book' Tinchy Stryder BA Business Life Book of the Month The ultimate hustle is to move freely between the street and corporate worlds, to find your flow and never stay locked in the same position. This is a manifesto for how to operate in the twenty-first century, where everything has been turned on its head. Building on the runaway success of Robert Greene's The 48 Laws of Power (almost five million copies sold), the 'modern Machiavelli' teams up with rapper 50 Cent to show how the power game of success can be played to your advantage. Drawing on the lore of gangsters, hustlers, and hip-hop artists, as well as 50 Cent's business and artistic dealings, the authors present the 'Laws of 50', revealing how to become a master strategist and...

The Laws of Human Nature
Score: 5
From 1 Ratings

The Laws of Human Nature


  • Author : Robert Greene
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2018-10-23
  • Genre: Self-Help
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780698184541


The Laws of Human Nature Book Description :

From the #1 New York Times-bestselling author of The 48 Laws of Power comes the definitive new book on decoding the behavior of the people around you Robert Greene is a master guide for millions of readers, distilling ancient wisdom and philosophy into essential texts for seekers of power, understanding and mastery. Now he turns to the most important subject of all - understanding people's drives and motivations, even when they are unconscious of them themselves. We are social animals. Our very lives depend on our relationships with people. Knowing why people do what they do is the most important tool we can possess, without which our other talents can only take us so far. Drawing from the ideas and examples of Pericles, Queen Elizabeth I, Martin Lut...

The 33 Strategies Of War
Score: 5
From 3 Ratings

The 33 Strategies Of War


  • Author : Robert Greene
  • Publisher : Profile Books
  • Release Date : 2010-09-03
  • Genre: Self-Help
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781847651426


The 33 Strategies Of War Book Description :

The third in Robert Greene's bestselling series is now available in a pocket sized concise edition. Following 48 Laws of Power and The Art of Seduction, here is a brilliant distillation of the strategies of war to help you wage triumphant battles everyday. Spanning world civilisations, and synthesising dozens of political, philosophical, and religious texts, The Concise 33 Strategies of War is a guide to the subtle social game of everyday life. Based on profound and timeless lessons, it is abundantly illustrated with examples of the genius and folly of everyone from Napoleon to Margaret Thatcher and Hannibal to Ulysses S. Grant, as well as diplomats, captains of industry and Samurai swordsmen....

The 48 Laws of Power

The 48 Laws of Power


  • Author : Instaread
  • Publisher : Instaread
  • Release Date : 2016-02-02
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781944195762


The 48 Laws of Power Book Description :

The 48 Laws of Power by Robert Greene | Summary & Analysis Preview: The 48 Laws of Power by Robert Greene is a self-help book offering advice on how to gain and maintain power, using lessons drawn from parables and the experiences of historical figures. Power depends on the relationships between a person and those he or she seeks to control. Powerful people must cultivate their appearances to earn respect and eliminate doubt. They must practice selective honesty, misdirection, and an excess of secrecy to gain a tactical advantage. Timing is central to maintaining power, as is the ability to adapt. The array of strategies available when seeking power include mirroring the opponent’s actions and controlling the opponent’s options for action. The po...