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The art of war

Author: Sunzi; Samuel B Griffith
Publisher: London ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1971.
Series: A Galaxy Book; UNESCO collection of representative works., Chinese series.
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An ancient Chinese treatise on war stresses the importance of speed, sound tactics, subterfuge, discipline, appropriate form of attack, and accurate intelligence.
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Genre/Form: Early works
Early works to 1800
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sunzi; Samuel B Griffith
ISBN: 9780195014761 0195014766
OCLC Number: 8425879
Notes: This translation originally published 1963.
Revision of the translator's thesis (Ph. D.--Oxford University, 1960).
"... study of the ... indicates a date of composition during the fourth century B.C. ... In the last quarter of the eighteenth century [the 11th century 'official' edition] this was revised and annotated by Sun Hsing-yen, .... His edition has since been considered standard in China and my translation is based on it."--Preface.
Description: xvi, 197 pages, 2 unnumbered pages of plates : maps ; 21 cm.
Contents: Sun Tzu and the concubines --
List of abbreviations --
Introduction --
Translation --
Appendix --
Bibliography --
Index --
Maps. Ch'un-Ch'iu period --
The contending states : boundaries of 350 B.C.
Series Title: A Galaxy Book; UNESCO collection of representative works., Chinese series.
Other Titles: Sunzi bing fa.
Responsibility: Sun Tzu ; translated and with an introduction by Samuel B. Griffith ; with a foreword by B.H. Liddell Hart.
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