Tournament of Books 2015
 
 

Special Offers see all

Enter to WIN a $100 Credit

Subscribe to PowellsBooks.news
for a chance to win.
Privacy Policy

Visit our stores


    Recently Viewed clear list


    The Powell's Playlist | January 5, 2015

    Tim Johnston: IMG The Powell's Playlist: Songs for Not Sleeping by Tim Johnston



    I once told a medical-profession-type lady that I didn't sleep well, that I awoke all through the night and was awake for hours. "What do you do... Continue »

    spacer
Qualifying orders ship free.
$14.99
New Trade Paper
Ships in 1 to 3 days
Add to Wishlist
available for shipping or prepaid pickup only
Available for In-store Pickup
in 7 to 12 days
Qty Store Section
7 Remote Warehouse Business- Negotiation

The Art of War: The New Translation

by

The Art of War: The New Translation Cover

 

Synopses & Reviews

Publisher Comments:

Sun-tzu's The Art of War is the classic work on strategic thinking. Throughout recorded history, Sun-tzu's wisdom, rules, and philosophy have been eagerly embraced by warriors, leaders, and gentle contemplators alike.

This edition is an entirely new text based on manuscripts discovered in Linyi, China, in 1972 that predate all previous texts by as many as one thousand years. To better convey Sun-tzu's original intent, translator, researcher, and interpreter J. H. Huang traced the roots of the language to Sun-tzu's own time—before 221 b.c. In addition to his wonderfully clear interpretation, Huang gives readers an introduction to the history behind The Art of War, includes six appendices—five of which were uncovered at Linyi and are not available in any other edition—and offers his own insightful comments on the meaning of the text.

Synopsis:

Sun-tzu's The Art of War is the classic work on strategic thinking. Throughout recorded history, Sun-tzu's wisdom, rules, and philosophy have been eagerly embraced by warriors, leaders, and gentle contemplators alike.

This edition is an entirely new text based on manuscripts discovered in Linyi, China, in 1972 that predate all previous texts by as many as one thousand years. To better convey Sun-tzu's original intent, translator, researcher, and interpreter J. H. Huang traced the roots of the language to Sun-tzu's own time--before 221 b.c. In addition to his wonderfully clear interpretation, Huang gives readers an introduction to the history behind The Art of War, includes six appendices--five of which were uncovered at Linyi and are not available in any other edition--and offers his own insightful comments on the meaning of the text.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780061351419
Subtitle:
The New Translation
Author:
Sun-tzu
Translator:
Huang, J. H.
Author:
by Sun-Tzu and J H Huang
Author:
Tzu, Sun
Author:
Sun-Tzu
Author:
Huang, J. H.
Publisher:
Harper Perennial Modern Classics
Subject:
Military Science
Subject:
Eastern
Subject:
Asia - General
Subject:
Negotiating
Subject:
Military art and science
Subject:
War
Subject:
Philosophy : General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade PB
Publication Date:
20080408
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
304
Dimensions:
9 x 7.5 x 0.76 in 18 oz

Other books you might like

  1. Enlightened Leadership Used Trade Paper $2.50
  2. Contemporary Art of the Northwest Used Hardcover $12.95
  3. It
    Used Mass Market $5.95
  4. Art of War Used Trade Paper $4.95
  5. Rube Goldberg Used Hardcover $16.95
  6. The Dark Side: The Inside Story of... Sale Hardcover $4.98

Related Subjects

Business » Negotiation
Business » Strategy
History and Social Science » Military » General History
Humanities » Philosophy » General
Reference » Science Reference » Technology
Religion » Eastern Religions » Chinese Religion and Literature
Religion » Eastern Religions » Philosophy General

The Art of War: The New Translation New Trade Paper
0 stars - 0 reviews
$14.99 In Stock
Product details 304 pages Harper Perennial Modern Classics - English 9780061351419 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Sun-tzu's The Art of War is the classic work on strategic thinking. Throughout recorded history, Sun-tzu's wisdom, rules, and philosophy have been eagerly embraced by warriors, leaders, and gentle contemplators alike.

This edition is an entirely new text based on manuscripts discovered in Linyi, China, in 1972 that predate all previous texts by as many as one thousand years. To better convey Sun-tzu's original intent, translator, researcher, and interpreter J. H. Huang traced the roots of the language to Sun-tzu's own time--before 221 b.c. In addition to his wonderfully clear interpretation, Huang gives readers an introduction to the history behind The Art of War, includes six appendices--five of which were uncovered at Linyi and are not available in any other edition--and offers his own insightful comments on the meaning of the text.

spacer
spacer
  • back to top

FOLLOW US ON...

     
Powell's City of Books is an independent bookstore in Portland, Oregon, that fills a whole city block with more than a million new, used, and out of print books. Shop those shelves — plus literally millions more books, DVDs, and gifts — here at Powells.com.