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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:   Print book : Document   Computer File : 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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Named Person: Sunzi
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Sunzi
ISBN: 0231508530 9780231508537 0231133820 9780231133821 9780231133838 0231133839
OCLC Number: 740392471
Description: 1 online resource (lii, 189 p. :) ill. (some col.)
Contents: Foreward by Arthur Waldron Preface Principles of Translation Guide to Pronunciation Key Terms List of Abbreviations Precis Introduction Chapter 1. Initial Assessments Chapter 2. Doing Battle Chapter 3. Planning for the Attack Chapter 4. Positioning Chapter 5. Configuration Chapter 6. Emptiness and Solidity Chapter 7. The Struggle of Armies Chapter 8. Nine Varieties Chapter 9. Marching the Army Chapter 10. Terrain Types Chapter 11. Nine Types of Terrain Chapter 12. Incendiary Attack Chapter 13. Using Spies Appendix. The Pseudo-Biography of Sun Wu Notes Bibliography Index
Series Title: Translations from the Asian classics
Other Titles: Sunzi bing fa
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 Lean, clear, all fustian removed. -- Donald Richie Japan Times Mair's excellent new translation of Sunzi's (Sun Tzu) Art of Read more...

 
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