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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 : 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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Genre/Form: Early works to 1800
Named Person: Tzu Sun
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 color).
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
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 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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