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Compiled during the Warring States period of 475-221 B.C.E., The Art of War has had an enormous impact on the development of Chinese military strategy over the past two thousand years and occupies an important place in East Asian intellectual history. It is the first known attempt to formulate a rational basis for the planning and conduct of military operations, and while numerous editions of the work exist, Victor Mair's translation is the first to remain true to the original structure and essential style of the text. Mair's fidelity to the original, along with his insightful commentary and reliance on archaeologically recovered manuscripts, breaks new ground in solving The Art of War's difficult textual and contextual problems. He confronts complex questions concerning the authorship of the work, asserting that Sun Wu, a supposed strategist of the Spring and Autumn period (770-476 B.C.E.) to whom the text is traditionally attributed, never existed. Instead, Mair claims that The Art of War coalesced over a period of around seventy-five years, from the middle of the fourth century to the first quarter of the third century B.C.E. Mair also reveals the way The Art of War reflects historical developments in technological and military strategy in civilizations throughout Eurasia, especially in regards to iron metallurgy. He demonstrates the close link between the philosophy in The Art of War and Taoism and discusses the reception of the text from the classical period to today. Finally, Mair highlights previously unaddressed stylistic and statistical aspects and includes philological annotations that present new ways of approaching the intellectual and social background of the work. A phenomenal achievement, Mair's comprehensive translation is an indispensable resource for today's students, strategists, and scholars.
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auth_author2 Adams, Alexander., Brick, Scott., Cleary, Thomas F., 1949-, Foster, Mel,, Frasier, Shelly., Giles, Lionel,, Giles, Lionel, 1875-1958., Griffith, Samuel B., Warrilow, David.
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author2-role , "Tantor Audio"--Container., 'The Art of War' is the most important book ever written about warfare and conflict. Lionel Giles' translation is the definitive edition, his commentary is indispensable. 'The Art of War' can be used and adapted in every facet of your life. It explains when and how to go to war, as well as when not to. Learn how to win any conflict whether it be on the battlefield or in the boardroom. 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It is the first known attempt to formulate a rational basis for the planning and conduct of military operations, and while numerous editions of the work exist, Victor Mair's translation is the first to remain true to the original structure and essential style of the text. Mair's fidelity to the original, along with his insightful commentary and reliance on archaeologically recovered manuscripts, breaks new ground in solving The Art of War's difficult textual and contextual problems. He confronts complex questions concerning the authorship of the work, asserting that Sun Wu, a supposed strategist of the Spring and Autumn period (770-476 B.C.E.) to whom the text is traditionally attributed, never existed. Instead, Mair claims that The Art of War coalesced over a period of around seventy-five years, from the middle of the fourth century to the first quarter of the third century B.C.E. Mair also reveals the way The Art of War reflects historical developments in technological and military strategy in civilizations throughout Eurasia, especially in regards to iron metallurgy. He demonstrates the close link between the philosophy in The Art of War and Taoism and discusses the reception of the text from the classical period to today. Finally, Mair highlights previously unaddressed stylistic and statistical aspects and includes philological annotations that present new ways of approaching the intellectual and social background of the work. A phenomenal achievement, Mair's comprehensive translation is an indispensable resource for today's students, strategists, and scholars., CtWfDGIengCtWfDGI, Dated to about fifth century BC, The Art of War is considered the oldest treatise on war in the world. Attributed to Sun Tzu of the Zhou dynasty, the book is composed of thirteen chapters, each addressing a particular aspect of warfare, such as planning offenses, military combat, and the employment of spies. Influential in eastern civilization for millennia and in western culture since its first translation in the 18th century, the teachings of this book have been applied to scenarios as varied as office politics, the Vietnam War, and American football. Now this living military heirloom is available as part of the Word Cloud Classics series in a chic affordable edition for readers everywhere. Lexile score: 1150L, Digital content provided by hoopla., Early works., Electronic books., Findaway World, LLC., Foster, Mel,narrator., Frasier, Shelly.|Narrator, Giles, Lionel,1875-1958., Giles, Lionel,translator,writer of added commentary., Griffith, Samuel B., In container (21 x 13 x 3 cm.), Issued on Playaway, a dedicated audio media player., Leadership, Leadership., MWT11465642, MWT11531150, MWT11533082, MWT11533327, MWT11539481, MWT11604089, MWT11620529, MWT11777919, MWT11779946, MWT11861293, Made available through hoopla, Management., Midwestrda, Military art and science, Military art and science., Military history., Mode of access: World Wide Web., NOGNOGMNL, OWMengrdaOWMBAKERAAABDXOCLCAOCLCQOCLCOZGHOCLCQOCLCFOCLCOOCLCQNYP, One set of earphones and one AAA battery required for playback., PHILOS, PHILOSOPHY / Eastern., PLAYAWAY HISTORY MILITARY, Playaway Digital Audio., Presents sixth-century philosopher Sun Tzu's thoughts on war, in which he discusses the laying of plans, the actual waging of war, and the value of negotiation., Previously released by Tantor Media, p2002., Read by Alexander Adams., Read by David Warrilow., Read by Mel Foster., Read by Scott Brick & Shelly Frasier., Release date supplied by publisher., SPORTS & RECREATION / Martial Arts & Self-Defense., Strategy, Strategy., Sun-Tzu's 'Art of War' is perhaps the most important book ever written about warfare. It can be used and adapted in every facet of life. This book explains when and how to go to war, as well as when not to. The wisdom of the ages is distilled here, and no one has ever written a book about war that has become more important or replaced or topped the knowledge in this book. Niccol ̣Machiavelli considered his 'Art of War' to be his greatest achievement. Here readers will learn how to recruit, train, motivate, and discipline an army. Readers will learn the difference between strategy and tactics. Machiavelli does a masterful job of breaking down and analyzing historic battles. These two books of military knowledge belong side-by-side on every bookshelf, and now they are in one volume as East meets West., Sunzi bing fa., Sunzi,6th cent. B.C., Sunzi,active 6th century B.C., Sunzi,active 6th century B.C.,author., Tantor Media., The Art of War dates back to the 5th century BC, and is an ancient Chinese military handbook. Attributed to the intelligent military strategist Sun Tzu, the title of the work is "Master Sun's Rules of Warfare" when literally translated from Chinese. The novel contains thirteen chapters, each of which are dedicated to a single aspect of warfare strategy. Emperor Shenzong of Song deemed it the most important of China's Seven Military Classics in 1080 and it is still one of the most influential strategy texts in East Asia. Leaders such as Mao Zedong, General Douglas MacArthur, and General Vo Nguyen Giap are said to have drawn inspiration from Sun Tzu's famous work., The Art of War is written by Sun Tzu, a high-ranking military general, strategist and tactician. The text is composed of 13 chapters, each of which is devoted to one aspect of warfare. It is the definitive work on classic military strategy and tactics. The book influenced Eastern and Western military thinking, business tactics, legal strategy and beyond., The art of war, The art of war /Sun Tzu ; translated by Thomas Cleary., The art of warSun Tzu ; [translated by Thomas Cleary]., The art of warSun Tzu., This is the most important book ever written about warfare and conflict. Lionel Giles' translation is the definitive edition and his commentary is indispensable. The Art of War can be used and adapted in every facet of your life. This book explains when and how to go to war, as well as when not to. Learn how to win any conflict whether it be on the battlefield or in the boardroom., This is the most important book ever written about warfare and conflict. Lionel Giles' translation is the definitive edition. The Art of War can be used and adapted in every facet of your life. This book explains when and how to go to war, as well as when not to. Learn how to win any conflict whether it be on the battlefield or in the boardroom. This deluxe edition contains two versions of The Art of War. The first has no commentary so that you can immerse yourself directly in Sun Tzu's work. 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title_display The art of war
title_full The art of war / Sun Tzu ; translated by Thomas Cleary, The art of war [electronic resource] / Sun Tzu, The art of war [electronic resource] Sunzi, active 6th century B.C., The art of war [electronic resource] Sunzi, active 6th century B.C.,, The art of war [sound recording] / Sun Tzu ; [translated by Thomas Cleary]
title_short The art of war
topic_facet Electronic books, Leadership, Management, Military art and science, Military history, Strategy, War