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The art of war

Author: Sunzi; John Minford
Publisher: New York : Penguin Books, 2006.
Series: Great ideas.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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For more than two thousand years, 'The Art of War' has stood as a cornerstone of Chinese culture, a lucid epigrammatic text that reveals as much about human psychology, politics, and economics as it does about battlefield strategy. The influence of Sun-tzu's text has grown tremendously in the West in recent years, with military leaders, politicians, and corporate executives alike finding valuable insight in these  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Early works
Early works to 1800
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sunzi; John Minford
ISBN: 0143037528 9780143037521
OCLC Number: 65521643
Notes: Reprinted from The art of war, translated by John Minford, Viking Penguin, 1992, Penguin classics, 2003.
Description: 100 pages ; 18 cm.
Contents: Making of plans --
Waging of war --
Strategic offensive --
Forms and dispositions --
Potential energy --
Empty and full --
The fray --
The nine changes --
On the March --
Forms of terrain --
The nine kinds of ground --
Attack by fire --
Espionage
Series Title: Great ideas.
Other Titles: Sunzi bing fa.
Responsibility: Sun-tzu ; translated by John Minford.
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For more than two thousand years, 'The Art of War' has stood as a cornerstone of Chinese culture, a lucid epigrammatic text that reveals as much about human psychology, politics, and economics as it does about battlefield strategy. The influence of Sun-tzu's text has grown tremendously in the West in recent years, with military leaders, politicians, and corporate executives alike finding valuable insight in these ancient words.

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