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Translated from the Chinese by Lionel Giles

The Art of War is a Chinese military treatise that was written by Sun Tzu in the 6th century BC, during the Spring and Autumn period. Composed of 13 chapters, each of which is devoted to one aspect of warfare, it is said to be the definitive work on military strategies and tactics of its time, and ...

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Overview

Translated from the Chinese by Lionel Giles

The Art of War is a Chinese military treatise that was written by Sun Tzu in the 6th century BC, during the Spring and Autumn period. Composed of 13 chapters, each of which is devoted to one aspect of warfare, it is said to be the definitive work on military strategies and tactics of its time, and still one of the basic texts.

-- Excerpted from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

TABLE OF CONTENTS:

List of Works:
1. The Art of War by Sun Tzu: a Chinese military treatise written during the 6th century BC
2. The Thirty-Six Strategies: a collection of 36 Chinese proverbs
3. The 48 Laws of Power: excerption from the book The 48 Laws of Power by Robert Greene

Appendix:
1. Introduction to The Art of War
2. Biography of Sun Tzu
3. Lionel Giles: Introduction to and Analysis of The Art of War
4. Analysis of The Thirty-Six Strategies

Features

  • Complete edition includes ALL chapters: "Laying Plans", "Waging War", "Attack by Stratagem", "Tactical Dispositions", "Energy", "Weak Points & Strong", "Maneuvering", "Variation in Tactics", "The Army on the March", "Terrain", "The Nine Situations", "The Attack by Fire", and "The Use of Spies".
  • Includes introduction to and analysis of The Art of War by Lionel Giles.
  • Includes the modern analysis of the book.
  • Navigate easily to any book from Table of Contents or search for the words or phrases.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781605011967
  • Publisher: MobileReference
  • Publication date: 1/1/2010
  • Series: Mobi Classics
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 875,499
  • File size: 226 KB

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