The Art of War [New Translation]

October 15, 2019 - Comment

Written in the 6th century BC, Sun Tzu’s The Art of War is still used as a book of military strategy today. Napoleon, Mae Zedong, General Vo Nguyen Giap and General Douglas MacArthur all claimed to have drawn inspiration from it. And beyond the world of war, business and management gurus have also applied Sun

Written in the 6th century BC, Sun Tzu’s The Art of War is still used as a book of military strategy today. Napoleon, Mae Zedong, General Vo Nguyen Giap and General Douglas MacArthur all claimed to have drawn inspiration from it. And beyond the world of war, business and management gurus have also applied Sun Tzu’s ideas to office politics and corporate strategy.

Using a new translation by James Trapp and including editorial notes, this edition of The Art of War is printed on high quality paper and bound by traditional Chinese book-making techniques. It contains the full 13 chapters on such topics as laying plans, attacking by stratagem, weaponry, terrain and the use of spies. Sun Tzu addresses different campaign situations, marching, energy and how to exploit your enemy’s weaknesses. Of immense influence to great leaders across millennia, The Art of War is a classic text richly deserving this exquisite edition.

Comments

Anonymous says:

Beautiful Book! I’ve been wanting to read this book for years and finally bought this hoping it would be a collection piece. I was not dispointed in both the quality of the writing or making of the book. This makes a good read even more fun.

Anonymous says:

Five Stars Better than expected, one for library (collector quality)

Anonymous says:

If you’re going to read the art of war, this is the one you want! first the quality of the book itself is fantastic! It’s very clear in the notes as far as translation and understanding the notes of the period. Best edition I’ve ever read.

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