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The art of war : Sun Zi's military methods

Author: Sunzi
Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, ©2007.
Series: Translations from the Asian classics.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Chinese military strategy written during the sixth century BC by Sun Zi, and is considered to be one of the oldest definitive works on military strategies and tactics of its time.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Early works to 1800
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Sunzi, 6th cent. B.C.
Art of war.
New York : Columbia University Press, ©2007
(DLC) 2007017771
(OCoLC)137325042
Named Person: Wu Sun
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Sunzi
ISBN: 9780231508537 0231508530
OCLC Number: 759837720
Description: 1 online resource (lii, 189 pages) : illustrations (some color).
Contents: (Initial) Assessments --
Doing battle --
Planning for the attack --
Positioning --
Configuration --
Emptiness and solidity --
The struggle of armies --
Nine varieties --
Marching the army --
Terrain types --
Nine types of terrain --
Incendiary attack --
Using spies.
Series Title: Translations from the Asian classics.
Other Titles: Sunzi bing fa.
Responsibility: translated by Victor H. Mair.
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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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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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