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The Art of War: Translation, Essays, and Commentary by the Denma Translation Group

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Conflict is an inevitable part of life, according to this ancient Chinese classic of strategy, but everything necessary to respond to conflict wisely, thoroughly, and victoriously is right before us at all times. The key to skillful action in any situation is in knowing those things that make up the environment and then seeing the patterns they form so that their power becomes available to us. It is not necessary to change the nature of things to find victory. Since, as Sun Tzu teaches, aggression and response in kind can lead only to destruction, we must learn to work with conflict in a more profound and effective way. The Art of War shows us how.

The Art of War gives us proven strategic skills to apply when we need to take action and overcome obstacles in rapidly changing, chaotic situations. Though ancient in origin, these strategies are accessible because they are based on the ways we already do things. As Sun Tzu shows, rather than getting mired in conflict, we can create momentum and bring about the tipping point to achieve success.

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The timeless wisdom of Sun Tzu's "The Art of War" is as effective in the modern boardroom as it was on the ancient battlefield, providing simple strategies for success and victory. Now this dual-language edition offers even greater insight by allowing readers to directly compare the Chinese characters of Sun Tzu with the highly respected English translation of Lionel Giles. Also included are commentary and historical notes from the translator to further illuminate Sun Tzu's strategy, advice, and philosophy.

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This library-quality, collector's slipcased compilation of Sun Tzu's Art of War, Machiavell's The Prince, and Frederick the Great's Instructions to His Generals is invaluable to strategists at all levels????????????be they on the battlefield or in the boardroom. These timeless texts contain proven wisdom helpful to anyone seeking a strategic edge over their opponents and competitors. In combination they truly provide the ultimate advice on the art, and science, of war, as well as the art of life. Padded hardcover in slipcase.

About the Author

The warrior-philosopher and master strategist Sun Tzu, about whom little is known, compiled The Art of War more than two thousand years ago. Legend has it that he was known for the brilliant campaigns he led around the time of Confucius. His work was memorized and passed down orally, before eventually being copied onto bamboo strips and passed around.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781590307281
Author:
Sun Tzu
Publisher:
Shambhala Publications
Translator:
Denma Translation Group
Author:
Tzu, Sun
Author:
Sunzi
Author:
Denma Translation Group
Subject:
Eastern
Subject:
Military Science
Subject:
Political
Subject:
Military art and science
Subject:
War
Subject:
Philosophy : General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
20090631
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
320
Dimensions:
6.96x5.96x.82 in. .57 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , The timeless wisdom of Sun Tzu's "The Art of War" is as effective in the modern boardroom as it was on the ancient battlefield, providing simple strategies for success and victory. Now this dual-language edition offers even greater insight by allowing readers to directly compare the Chinese characters of Sun Tzu with the highly respected English translation of Lionel Giles. Also included are commentary and historical notes from the translator to further illuminate Sun Tzu's strategy, advice, and philosophy.
"Synopsis" by , This library-quality, collector's slipcased compilation of Sun Tzu's Art of War, Machiavell's The Prince, and Frederick the Great's Instructions to His Generals is invaluable to strategists at all levels????????????be they on the battlefield or in the boardroom. These timeless texts contain proven wisdom helpful to anyone seeking a strategic edge over their opponents and competitors. In combination they truly provide the ultimate advice on the art, and science, of war, as well as the art of life. Padded hardcover in slipcase.
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