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The art of war

Author: Sunzi; Lionel Giles
Publisher: New York : Barnes & Noble, 2012.
Series: Signature edtions
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This classic study of war, written in China 2,500 years ago, explores the five fundamental facets of war, the seven elements that determine outcome, war economy and limiting the cost of conflict, strategic defense and the recognition of offensive opportunities, flexibility in responding to changing circumstances, fighting wars without having to do battle, and the five sources of intelligence and how to use  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Early works
Early works to 1800
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sunzi; Lionel Giles
ISBN: 9781435136502 1435136500
OCLC Number: 822971666
Description: xxiii, 248 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
Contents: The life and times of Sun Tzŭ --
Introduction --
The art of war (without commentary) --
The art of war (with commentary) --
Examples of modern translations.
Series Title: Signature edtions
Other Titles: Sunzi bing fa.
Responsibility: Sun Tzŭ ; translation and commentary by Lionel Giles ; introduction by Jan Willem Honig ; supplementary material by Ilmari Käihkö.

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Presented in hardcover, this title has been carefully edited and reset in a modern design for greater readability. It includes an introduction, informative notes and a chronology of the writer's life  Read more...

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