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- Tuttle Publishing 2012; US$ 12.95
Much more than a Japanese phrasebook, this entertaining guide to Japanese slang is full of interesting and hilarious anecdotes and advice. Japanese Slang Uncensored reveals in vivid detail the richness of Japanese slang in all its amusing, bizarre, and shocking forms. The book dives unblushingly into Japan's fascinating secret languages, the... more...
- Tuttle Publishing 2012; US$ 10.95
Interested in Japan's infamous and colorful sex trade? This guide to sex in Japan presents the in's and out's with extensive details and background information. Japan's Sex Trade offers a probing, step by step tour of the country's astonishing professional sex scene: salacious soaplands, hedonistic health clubs, and startling S&M snackbars,... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2009; US$ 17.95
FINALIST--2008 PEN TRANSLATION PRIZE In The Essential Writings of Machiavelli, Peter Constantine has assembled a comprehensive collection that shows the true depth and breadth of a great Renaissance thinker. Refreshingly accessible, these superb new translations are faithful to Machiavelli?s original, beautifully crafted writings. The volume features... more...
- Random House 2009; US$ 9.58
FROM THE AWARD-WINNING TRANSLATOR PETER CONSTANTINE 'It is far safer to be feared than loved...' Machiavelli made his name notorious for centuries with The Prince , his clever and cynical work about power relationships.The key themes of this influential, and ever timely, writer are that adaptability is the key to success and that effective leadership... more...
- Random House 2010; US$ 12.78
28 June 1389, the Field of the Blackbirds. A Christian army made up of Serbs, Bosnians, Albanians and Romanians confront an Ottoman army. In ten hours the battle is over, and the Muslims possess the field; an outcome that has haunted the vanquished ever since. 28 June 1989, the Serb Leader Slobodan Milosevic launches his campaign for a fresh... more...
- Tuttle Publishing 2011; US$ 7.95
Making Out in Indonesian is a fun, accessible and thorough guide to Indonesian as it's really spoken. It has been updated and expanded to be even more helpful as a guide to modern colloquial Indonesian for use in everyday informal interactions-giving access to the sort of catchy expressions that aren't covered in traditional language materials.... more...
- Tuttle Publishing 2011; US$ 7.95
Original edition by Peter Constantine a translator and writer who was born in London and raised in Austria and Greece. Other Tuttle books include Japan?s Sex Trade, Japanese Slang Uncensored and Making Out in Indonesia . He resides in New York City. Revised by Gene Baik, who teaches Korean at the University of New South Wales, Australia. more...
- Random House 2013; US$ 19.18
Translated by Peter Constantine Edited and with an new introduction by Leo Damrosch 'Man is born free, and everywhere he is in chains' is the dramatic opening line of The Social Contract , published in 1762. Quoted by politicians and philosophers alike, the power of this sentence continues to resonate. It laid the groundwork for both... more...
- Tuttle Publishing 2013; US$ 7.95
Making Out in Vietnamese is a fun, accessible and thorough Vietnamese phrase book and guide to the Vietnamese language as it's really spoken. Anh dien cuong vi em! Chung ta gap lai sau duoc khong? ?(I?m crazy about you! Can we meet again?) Answer this correctly in Vietnamese and you may be going on a hot date. Incorrectly, and you could be... more...
- Conjunctions 2014; US$ 9.99
Radical Shadows collects lost, forgotten, suppressed, rare, or unknown works by major literary writers from the late nineteenth century forward. From previously unpublished work by Djuna Barnes and Truman Capote (his earliest known story), to writing by Chekhov, Dostoevsky, Kawabata, Musil, and other world-class authors, the issue is a celebration... more...