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The Art of Political Manipulation

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In twelve engrossing stories whose protagonists range from Pliny the Younger to Abraham Lincoln to Adam Clayton Powell, a noted political scientist and game theorist demonstrates how some of our heroes as well as ordinary folk have manipulated their opponents in order to win political advantage.
Paperback, 153 pages
Published September 10th 1986 by Yale University Press (first published July 1st 1986)
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Maggie Che
Heresthetics is not only powerful in politics but also related to everyday life. It's about how to restructure the world by disturbing the equilibrium so that you can win. It's really nice to know. However, the book is full of examples from US. :(
nanto
Buku ini bikin penasaran seorang kawan karena judulnya. Isinya lebih kepada tips and trick. Sumbernya konon pengalaman si penulis yang matang di dunia penuh intrik.

Buku ini sendiri cukup banyak memberikan tips. Gunanya agar kita dapat menjaga diri dalam dunia yang manipulatif. Sebagai orang jawa saya ingat prinsip curigo sering disimbolkan dengan senjata keris. Namun pada intinya prinsip curigo lebih pada pentingnya jaga diri. Buku ini banyak mengupas tips and trik yang berasal dari pengalaman p...more
haetmonger
it's a neat enough concept, but there's just not enough depth to it to warrant an entire book
Sam Snideman
Some of the stories were very dry, but many of them were interesting.
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