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"He will win who knows when to fight and when not to fight." This aphorism is one of many sage sayings put down by Chinese tactician and philosopher Sun Tzu in The Art of War, the seminal military treatise completed between the third and fifth centuries B.C. For more than two thousand years, Sun Tzu's timeless book has provided warring sides with strategies for winning conflicts. It has become indispensible reading not only for the military, but for businessmen, athletes, and anyone engaged in a ...

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"He will win who knows when to fight and when not to fight." This aphorism is one of many sage sayings put down by Chinese tactician and philosopher Sun Tzu in The Art of War, the seminal military treatise completed between the third and fifth centuries B.C. For more than two thousand years, Sun Tzu's timeless book has provided warring sides with strategies for winning conflicts. It has become indispensible reading not only for the military, but for businessmen, athletes, and anyone engaged in a struggle who wishes to outwit an opponent.
 
This elegant gift edition of The Art of War from Fall River Press features Lionel Giles' classic translation of Sun Tzu's text and presents it in two different formats: with Giles' extensive annotations and commentary on Sun Tzu's aphorisms and proverbs, and without. Long regarded a classic work of Eastern philosophy, The Art of War is a signature volume for any home library.

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  • ISBN-13: 9781435136731
  • Publisher: Fall River Press
  • Publication date: 9/21/2011
  • Pages: 256
  • Sales rank: 41,051
  • Product dimensions: 5.72 (w) x 8.58 (h) x 0.84 (d)

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Sun Tzu has had a significant impact on Chinese and Asian history and culture, both as an author of The Art of War and through legend. During the 19th and 20th centuries, Sun Tzu's The Art of War grew in popularity and saw practical use in Western society, and his work has continued to influence both Asian and Western culture and politics.

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    Amazing, that after so much time, this book can still be applied

    Amazing, that after so much time, this book can still be applied in
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