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The art of war = [Sunzi bing fa]

Author: Sunzi; Ralph D Sawyer; Mei-chün Sawyer; Rogers D. Spotswood Collection.
Publisher: New York : Barnes & Noble, ©1994.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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For more than two thousand years, Sun-tzu's "The Art of War" has provided leaders with essential advice on battlefield tactics, managing troops and terrain, and employing cunning and deception. An elemental part of Chinese culture, it has also become a touchstone for the Western struggle for survival and success.
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Genre/Form: Early works
Early works to 1800
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sunzi; Ralph D Sawyer; Mei-chün Sawyer; Rogers D. Spotswood Collection.
ISBN: 1566192978 9781566192972 1566192986 9781566192989
OCLC Number: 31114383
Notes: Parallel title in Chinese characters.
Description: 375 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Preface --
A note on the translation and pronunciation --
Chronology of approximate dynastic periods --
General introduction and historical background --
Introduction --
The art of war in translation --
1. Initial estimations --
2. Waging war --
3. Planning offensives --
4. Military disposition --
5. Strategic military power --
6. Vacuity and substance --
7. Military combat --
8. Nine changes --
9. Maneuvering the army --
10. Configurations of terrain --
11. Nine terrains --
12. Incendiary attacks --
13. Employing spies --
Tomb texts and lost writings --
Notes to the general introduction and historical background --
Selected notes to the introduction --
Notes to the translation --
Notes to the Tomb Texts and Lost writings --
Selected bibliography --
Glossary --
Index.
Other Titles: Sunzi bing fa.
Sunzi bing fa.
Responsibility: Sun-tzu ; translated, with introductions and commentary by Ralph D. Sawyer ; with the collaboration of Mei-Chün Lee Sawyer.
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For more than two thousand years, Sun-tzu's "The Art of War" has provided leaders with essential advice on battlefield tactics, managing troops and terrain, and employing cunning and deception. An elemental part of Chinese culture, it has also become a touchstone for the Western struggle for survival and success.

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