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The art of war : Sun Zi's military methods

Author: Sunzi; Victor H Mair
Publisher: New York ; Chichester : Columbia University Press, 2009.
Series: Translations from the Asian classics.
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Genre/Form: Early works to 1800
Named Person: Sunzi
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sunzi; Victor H Mair
ISBN: 9780231133838 0231133839 9780231133821 0231133820
OCLC Number: 288985295
Language Note: Translated from the Chinese.
Notes: This translation originally published: 2007.
Description: pages cm.
Contents: Foreward by Arthur WaldronPrefacePrinciples of TranslationGuide to PronunciationKey TermsList of Abbreviations PrecisIntroductionChapter 1. Initial AssessmentsChapter 2. Doing BattleChapter 3. Planning for the AttackChapter 4. PositioningChapter 5. ConfigurationChapter 6. Emptiness and SolidityChapter 7. The Struggle of ArmiesChapter 8. Nine VarietiesChapter 9. Marching the ArmyChapter 10. Terrain TypesChapter 11. Nine Types of TerrainChapter 12. Incendiary AttackChapter 13. Using SpiesAppendix. The Pseudo-Biography of Sun WuNotesBibliographyIndex
Series Title: Translations from the Asian classics.
Other Titles: Sunzi bing fa.
Responsibility: Sun Zi ; translated by Victor Mair.

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Mair provides insight on how this manual came to exist. Indianapolis Star 12/9/07 Lean, clear, all fustian removed. -- Donald Richie Japan Times 12/2/07 Mair's excellent new translation of Sunzi's Read more...

 
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