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The art of war

Author: Sunzi; Lionel Giles
Publisher: Edison, N.J. : Chartwell Books, 2008.
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An ancient Chinese treatise on the strategies of war stresses the importance of speed, sound tactics, subterfuge, discipline, appropriate form of attack, and accurate intelligence.
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Genre/Form: Early works
Early works to 1800
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sunzi; Lionel Giles
ISBN: 9780785824510 0785824510
OCLC Number: 229022031
Notes: Reprint of Lionel Giles' 1910 translation.
Description: 126 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm
Contents: Laying plans --
Waging war --
Attack by stratagem --
Tactical dispositions --
Energy --
Weak points and strong --
Manoeuvring --
Variation in tactics --
The army on the march --
Terrain --
The nine situations --
Attack by fire --
The use of spies.
Other Titles: Sun-tzu ping fa.
Responsibility: Sun Tzu ; [translated by Lionel Giles].

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An ancient Chinese treatise on the strategies of war stresses the importance of speed, sound tactics, subterfuge, discipline, appropriate form of attack, and accurate intelligence.

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