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The art of war

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For more than two thousand years, The Art of Warhas stood as a cornerstone of Chinese culture-a lucid epigrammatic text that reveals as much about human psychology, politics, and economics as it does about battlefield strategy. The influence of Sun-tzu's text has grown tremendously in the West in recent years, with military leaders, politicians, and corporate executives alike finding valuable insight in these ancient words. In his crisp, accessible new translation, scholar John Minford brings this seminal work to life for modern readers. Minford opens with a lively, learned introduction in which he explores the life and times of Sun-tzu, looks at The Art of Warin the context of the turbulent Warring States period, and discusses how best to read and understand the work today. There follows Minford's translation of the core text itself in two different formats-first, the unadorned thirteen chapters of the original work and then the same text reprinted with extensive running commentary by classical Chinese scholars as well as Minford himself. The result is an opportunity for Western readers to experience Sun-tzu's work in all its intensity as it applies to many aspects of our lives.
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Grouping Titleart of war
Grouping Authorsunzi
Grouping Categorybook
Last Grouping Update2020-05-09 04:18:16AM
Last Indexed2020-06-01 04:23:11AM

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auth_author2Clavell, James.
Cleary, Thomas F., 1949-
Griffith, Samuel B.
Guidall, George
Guidall, George.
Harris, Peter, 1947-
Mantegna, Joe
Mantegna, Joe.
Minford, John.
Nylan, Michael,
Sawyer, Ralph D.
Sun Tzu, active 6th century B.C.
authorSunzi, 6th cent. B.C.
author2-roleClavell, James.
Cleary, Thomas F.,1949-
Griffith, Samuel B.
Guidall, George.|Narrator
Guidall, Georgenarrator.
Harris, Peter,1947-translator,editor,writer of introduction.
Mantegna, Joe.|Narrator
Mantegna, Joenarrator.
Minford, John.
Nylan, Michael,translator.
Sawyer, Ralph D.|Translator
Sun Tzu,active 6th century B.C.Art of war.
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display_description"For the first time in any modern language, a female scholar and translator reimagines The Art of War. Sun Tzu's ancient book of strategy and psychology has as much to tell us today as when it was first written 2,500 years ago. In a world forever at odds, his rules for anticipating the motivations and strategies of our competitors never cease to inspire leaders of all kinds. Michael Nylan, in her provocative introduction, sees new and unexpected lessons to be learned from The Art of War--in business ventures, relationships, games of skill, academic careers, and medical practices. Strategy, like conflict, is woven into society's very roots ... Readers newly engaging with ancient Chinese culture will be inspired by Nylan's authoritative voice. She proves that Sun Tzu is more relevant than ever, helping us navigate the conflicts we know and those we have yet to endure"--
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ils:a91391BookBooksEnglishDelacorte Press, c1983.82 p. ; 22 cm.
ils:a91390BookBooksEnglishOxford University Press, 1971, c1963xvi, 197 pages : ill., maps ; 21 cm.
ils:a439206BookBooksEnglishPenguin Books, 2006.100 p. ; 18 cm.
ils:a1699740BookBooksEnglishAlfred A. Knopf, 2018.307 pages : map ; 22 cm
ils:a1682150BookBooksFirst edition.EnglishW. W. Norton & Company, [2020]157 pages ; 20 cm
ils:a323702BookBooksEnglishBarnes & Noble Classics, 2003.xxix, 273 p. ; 18 cm.
ils:a91387BookBooks1st ed.EnglishShambhala ;1988.viii, 172 p. ; 23 cm.
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seriesEveryman's Library Classics Ser
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subject_facetAudiobooks (CD)
China -- History
China -- Social life and customs
Downloadable audio books
Leadership -- Early works to 1800
Military art and science -- China -- Early works to 1800
Military art and science -- Early works to 1800
Military art and science -- Early works to 1800 -- Audiobooks (CD)
Military art and science -- History
Strategy -- Early works to 1800
U. S. Army Chief of Staff's Professional Reading List
War -- Early works to 1800
title_displayThe art of war
title_fullThe art of war / Sun Tzu ; a new translation by Michael Nylan
The art of war / Sun Tzu ; edited with an introduction by Dallas Galvin ; translated from the Chinese by Lionel Giles, with his notes and commentaries from the Chinese Masters ; George Stade, consulting editorial director
The art of war / Sun Tzu ; translated and with an introd. by Samuel B. Griffith ; with a foreword by B.H. Liddell Hart
The art of war / Sun Tzu ; translated by Thomas Cleary
The art of war / Sun Tzu ; translated, edited, and introduced by Peter Harris ; with a foreword by General David H. Petraeus
The art of war / Sun-tzu ; translated by John Minford
The art of war / by Sun Tzu ; edited & with a foreword by James Clavell
The art of war [electronic resource] / by Sun Tzu ; translated by Ralph D. Sawyer
The art of war [sound recording] / by Sun Tzu ; translated by Ralph D. Sawyer
title_shortThe art of war
topic_facetAudiobooks (CD)
Military art and science
Social life and customs