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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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Useful for students, strategists, and scholars, this translated work demonstrates the close link between the philosophy in "The Art of War" and Taoism. It examines the development of Chinese military  Read more...

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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 Waldron Preface Principles of Translation Guide to Pronunciation Key Terms List of Abbreviations Precis Introduction Chapter 1. Initial Assessments Chapter 2. Doing Battle Chapter 3. Planning for the Attack Chapter 4. Positioning Chapter 5. Configuration Chapter 6. Emptiness and Solidity Chapter 7. The Struggle of Armies Chapter 8. Nine Varieties Chapter 9. Marching the Army Chapter 10. Terrain Types Chapter 11. Nine Types of Terrain Chapter 12. Incendiary Attack Chapter 13. Using Spies Appendix. The Pseudo-Biography of Sun Wu Notes Bibliography Index
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 Lean, clear, all fustian removed. -- Donald Richie Japan Times Mair's excellent new translation of Sunzi's (Sun Tzu) Art of Read more...

 
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