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The Art of War, by Sun Tzu, is part of the Barnes & Noble Classics series, which offers quality editions at affordable prices to the student and the general reader, including new scholarship, thoughtful design, and pages of carefully crafted extras. Here are some of the remarkable features of Barnes & Noble Classics:
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“A clever fighter is one who not only wins, but excels in winning with ease.” So wrote Sun Tzu 2,500 years ago, and kings, soldiers, and statesmen have been turning to the Chinese master for his astute observations ever since.

Sun Tzu’s incisive blueprint for battlefield strategy is as relevant to today’s combatants in business, politics, and everyday life as it once was to the warlords of ancient China. The Art of War is one of the most useful books ever written on leading with wisdom, an essential tool for modern corporate warriors battling to gain the advantage in the boardroom and for anyone struggling to gain the upper hand in confrontations and competitions.

Here Lionel Giles’s famed 1910 translation, laced with commentary from illustrious Chinese experts, is brought up to date with relevant quotations from Western writers and thinkers. This new edition offers Sun Tzu’s timeless classic, both with and without annotation, making it more accessible to aspiring leaders and military strategists than ever before.

Dallas Galvin, a writer and journalist specializing in international affairs and the arts, has reported on military affairs in Latin America and Asia and produced documentaries for the NATO Alliance.

Synopsis:

The Art of War is one of the most useful books ever written on leading with wisdom: an essential tool for modern corporate warriors battling to gain the advantage in the boardroom, and for anyone struggling to gain the upper hand in confrontations and competitions. Here, Lionel Giles's famed 1910 translation, laced with commentary from illustrious Chinese experts, is brought up to date with relevant quotations from Western writers and thinkers.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781593081720
Editor:
Galvin, Dallas
Translator:
Giles, Lionel
Translator:
Giles, Lionel
Editor:
Galvin, Dallas
Author:
Sun-Tzu
Author:
Tzu, Sun
Publisher:
Barnes & Noble Classics
Subject:
Military - Strategy
Subject:
Military - General
Subject:
Military Science
Subject:
Management - General
Subject:
Eastern
Subject:
Philosophy : General
Edition Description:
Hardcover
Series:
Barnes & Noble Classics
Publication Date:
20040931
Binding:
Hardcover
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
256
Dimensions:
8.72x6.34x.94 in. .90 lbs.

Related Subjects

History and Social Science » Military » General History
History and Social Science » Military » Strategy Tactics and Deception
History and Social Science » World History » Middle East
Humanities » Philosophy » General
Reference » Science Reference » Technology
Religion » Eastern Religions » Chinese Philosophy
Religion » Eastern Religions » Philosophy General

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"Synopsis" by , The Art of War is one of the most useful books ever written on leading with wisdom: an essential tool for modern corporate warriors battling to gain the advantage in the boardroom, and for anyone struggling to gain the upper hand in confrontations and competitions. Here, Lionel Giles's famed 1910 translation, laced with commentary from illustrious Chinese experts, is brought up to date with relevant quotations from Western writers and thinkers.
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