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The art of war

Author: Sunzi
Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, ©2007.
Series: Translations from the Asian classics.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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: Ouvrages avant 1800
Named Person: 6e s av J - C Sunzi
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Sunzi
ISBN: 9780231133821 0231133820
OCLC Number: 502901091
Description: lii, 189 p.
Contents: Foreward by Arthur WaldronPrefacePrinciples of TranslationGuide to PronunciationKey TermsList of Abbreviations PrecisIntroductionChapter 1. Initial AssessmentsChapter 2. Doing BattleChapter 3. Planning for the AttackChapter 4. PositioningChapter 5. ConfigurationChapter 6. Emptiness and SolidityChapter 7. The Struggle of ArmiesChapter 8. Nine VarietiesChapter 9. Marching the ArmyChapter 10. Terrain TypesChapter 11. Nine Types of TerrainChapter 12. Incendiary AttackChapter 13. Using SpiesAppendix. The Pseudo-Biography of Sun WuNotesBibliographyIndex
Series Title: Translations from the Asian classics.
Responsibility: Sun Zi's military methods ; translated by Victor H. Mair.
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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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