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Sun Tzu was the author of The Art of War, an immensely influential ancient Chinese book on military strategy (for the most part not dealing directly with tactics). He is also one of the earliest realists in international relations theory.
John Minford has translated many works from the Chinese, including two volumes of the Penguin Classics edition of Cao Xueqin's eighteenth-century novel The Story of the Stone. He is co-editor of the landmark anthology of translations Classical Chinese Literature.
Simple and easy to read - with a knack of connecting the business world with real life war tactics. Thoroughly recommend this book for anyone wanting to find simple basics in the... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Christophe Chateau
Bought this for someone who really appreciated it, although it is a bit specialisedPublished 3 months ago by Suki
Well worth reading, even if you don't plan on making war in an artful way :) Seriously, this is a classic and it's not a huge read.Published 7 months ago by Wai
Intriguingly simple yet surprisingly detailed. Not quite The Prince but direct all the same! The additional commentary is a nice adjunct.Published 8 months ago by Mr D
this book was a very good read,i,m not a big reader but i thoroughly enjoyed this .i would reccomend this bookPublished 8 months ago by DAVID STEAD
Brilliant when it was first written and still a masterpiece. Why not study Sun Tzu in schools, for older teenagers, but then I would be pro bringing back Philosophy generally in... Read morePublished 10 months ago by K. J. Stone
This edition (or at least the book I received) is the finest version of the Art of War I have read. The physical book quality is great, the pages have a rough edge to them giving... Read morePublished 11 months ago by Daniel Sharkey