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The art of war = [Sunzi bing fa]

Author: Sunzi; Ralph D Sawyer; Mei-chün Sawyer
Publisher: New York : Fall River Press, 1994.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A new translation of the classic work of military strategy. This work includes an overview of the history of Chinese military warfare as well as outlining what is known of Sun-tzu himself.

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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
ISBN: 9781566192972 1566192978
OCLC Number: 611525117
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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