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Read online The Art of Warfare.pdf PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC The Art of Warfare The most widely read military classic in human history i The Art of Warfare i is i the i seminal work on the philosophy of warfare But only in when Chinese archaeologists unearthed a cache of manuscripts in a second century B C tomb in Shangtung province did scholars have the evidence necessary to extend the boundaries of the text beyond the traditional thirteen chapter version In the Silver Sparrow Mountain Yin ch eh shan dig in addition to uncovering a partial copy of the thirteen chapter text dating over a thousand yers earlier than previously available manuscripts scholars found five hitherto unknown chapters .

Now Roger T Ames one of the leading contemporary interpreters of Chinese philosophy and culture offers the first English translation of this classic to take full advantage of the newly discovered materials In addition to an entirely new translation of the thirteen chapter classic informed by these early documents Ames has provided a translation of the five new chapters found with the Silver Sparrow Mountain texts He also has incorporated extensive passages which for centuries had been attributed to Sun tzu but which can only now be properly included in i The Art of Warfare i because of their similarity to the five new chapters In all Professor Ames s new edition contains more than fifty percent new material Fluid crisp and rigorously faithful to the original this new text is destined to stand as the definitive version of this cornerstone work of Classical Chinese .

Ames prefaces his translation with an introduction describing the dramatic discovery of the new texts and the painstaking work of Chinese scholars to clean sort assemble and date them He also includes a critical Chinese text of the entire new version Ames s close comparison between the traditional and the new texts leads him to conclude that i The Art of Warfare i is a composite work that evolved over the years with the five outer chapters being representative of a large body of materials added to explain and elaborate upon points in the core text .

The Ames translation and introduction to the complete i Sun tzu The Art of Warfare i is of compelling importance not only to students of Chinese history and literature but to all readers interested in the art or the philosophy of wa by Sun Tzu, Roger T. Ames

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The Art of Warfare
Title:The Art of Warfare
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Number of Pages:336
Category:Non fiction, Classics, Philosophy, History, War, Politics
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Conflict is an inevitable part of life according to this ancient Chinese classic of strategy but everything necessary to deal with conflict wisely honorably victoriously is already present within us Compiled more than two thousand years ago by a mysterious warrior philosopher i The Art of War i is still perhaps the most prestigious and influential book of strategy in the world as eagerly studied in Asia by modern politicians and executives as it has been by military leaders since ancient times As a study of the anatomy of organizations in conflict i The Art of War i applies to competition and conflict in general on every level from the interpersonal to the international Its aim is invincibility victory without battle and unassailable strength through understanding the physics politics and psychology of conflict br br Original publication date was circa BCE br br For an outstanding Kindle edition please refer to The Art of War by Sun Tzu Classic Collector s Edition Shawn Conners Barton Williams Lionel Giles Sian Kim, Civilization might have been spared much of the damage suffered in the world wars this century if the influence of Clausewitz s i On War i had been blended with and balanced by a knowledge of Sun tzu s i The Art of Warfare i B H Liddel Hart br br For two thousand years Sun tzu s The Art of Warfare was the indispensable volume of warcraft Although his work is the first known analysis of war and warfare Sun tzu struck upon a thoroughly modern concept The supreme art of war is to subdue the enemy without fighting Karl von Clausewitz the canny military theorist who famously declared that war is a continuation of politics by other means also claims paternity of the notion total war His is the magnum opus of the era of the French Revolution and the Napoleonic vars br br Now these two great military minds are made to share the same tent metaphorically speaking in b The Book of War b What a bivouac it is and what a conversation into the night br br Military writer Ralph Peters has written a new Introduction for this Modern Library edition, b Learn the strategic rules of Sun Tzu and how to incorporate them into your management style b br In this translation of i The Art of War i readers will benefit from the interpretations from other translators and strategist as well as the strategic rules including br How to look for strategic turns to meet the competition br How to attain strategic superiority and crush the competition br How to plan surprise and stay ahead of the game br And more timeless wisdom that will allow you to compete and win in the dynamic business environment br br Business managers around the world have tapped into this ancient wisdom it is time to master i The Art of War for Managers i for the existence and growth of your business, Book One of The Warrior Series br br Sun Tzu and Sun Pin s timeless strategic masterpieces are constantly analyzed and interpreted by leaders worldwide For the first time ever author D E Tarver explains the classic texts The Art of War by Sun Tzu and The Art of Warfare by Sun Pin in plain English br br War is the perfect training ground for teaching Sun Tzu s ancient philosophies to attaining victory over an opponent The Art of War outlines the steps for outwitting the enemy be it an army of or an unresponsive client br br The Art of War teaches leaders strategies to attain victory by br br Knowing when to stand up to an opponent and when to back down br How to be confident without being overly confident br Considering the cost of the campaign before launching an attack br Avoiding an opponent s strengths and striking his weaknesses br br The one who is first to the field of battle has time to rest while his opponent rushes into the conflict weary and confused The first will be fresh and alert The second will waste most of his energy trying to catch up Be the first to the battlefield with The Art of War