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The art of war

Author: Sun Tzu
Publisher: London : Arcturus, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The Art of War is one of the most successful treatises on warfare and military strategy of all time. Written by ancient Chinese general Sun Tzu in the 6th Century BC, it has since been consulted by countless military and political leaders, including Napoleon, Montgomery and Mao Zedong. Divided into thirteen chapters covering all aspects of warfare, Sun Tzu's lessons are as relevant today as they ever were. Flexible  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Early works
Early works to 1800
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sun Tzu
ISBN: 9781848582446 1848582447
OCLC Number: 798093573
Description: 128 pages color illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Introduction --
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.
Responsibility: Sun Tzu, introduction by Nigel Cawthorne.

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"The Art of War is one of the most successful treatises on warfare and military strategy of all time. Written by ancient Chinese general Sun Tzu in the 6th Century BC, it has since been consulted by countless military and political leaders, including Napoleon, Montgomery and Mao Zedong. Divided into thirteen chapters covering all aspects of warfare, Sun Tzu's lessons are as relevant today as they ever were. Flexible strategies, quick thinking on the battlefield, the use of intelligence and understanding the enemy's intentions are all crucial ingredients for success. Whether you wish to get ahead in business, sport or politics, The Art of War will help you steal a march on your competitors"--Back cover.

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