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Sun-Tzu: The Art of Warfare: The First English Translation Incorporating the Recently Discovered Yin-ch'ueh-shan Texts
     

Sun-Tzu: The Art of Warfare: The First English Translation Incorporating the Recently Discovered Yin-ch'ueh-shan Texts

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by Roger T. Ames
 

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The most widely read military classic in human history, newly translated and revised in accordance with newly discovered materials of unprecedented historical significance. Fluid, crisp and rigorously faithful to the original, this new text is destined to stand as the definitive version of this cornerstone work of Classical Chinese. Of compelling importance not only

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The most widely read military classic in human history, newly translated and revised in accordance with newly discovered materials of unprecedented historical significance. Fluid, crisp and rigorously faithful to the original, this new text is destined to stand as the definitive version of this cornerstone work of Classical Chinese. Of compelling importance not only to students of Chinese history and literature, but to all readers interested in the art or the philosophy of war.


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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780307477804
Publisher:
Random House Publishing Group
Publication date:
09/08/2010
Sold by:
Random House
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
336
File size:
9 MB

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Sun-Tzu 4.2 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 5 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This isnt a book of Sun tzu's teachings with an explanation of them. Its a book that talks about the new texts that were found and how they relate to the other texts and Chinese culture. And its not that interesting.
kamas716 More than 1 year ago
I read this years ago when I was still playing Bandit Kings of Ancient China and Harpoon on a regular basis because I wanted to have a better understanding of war strategy. While I found the text of The Art of Warfare pretty good, I actually found the archaeological references in the back more interesting (probably why I was an anthropology major). I ended up buying a copy for my Dad as well.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
The core of power from south core. Hazy
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Silvermoonstar and Nightstar (Espio)
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Edenstar!