The Art of War
The definitive translation of Sun-tzu's timeless classic of military strategy, Art of War
Sun-tzu's Art of War is almost certainly the most famous study of strategy ever written. This treatise has been credited with influencing some of the most legendary military operations. Beyond the battlefield, people far and wide have long turned to Art of War for advice on how to succeed in various competitive situations, and companies around the world now make this book required reading for their executives.
In this translation, Chinese warfare scholar Ralph D. Sawyer places Art of War in its proper historical context, outlining several battles that Sun-tzu either conducted or that may have influenced him, and offers an edition that is uniquely accurate and accessible.
Ralph D. Sawyer, a leading scholar of Chinese warfare, has worked extensively with major intelligence and defense agencies. After studying at MIT and Harvard, Sawyer has spent over thirty years lecturing and doing international consulting work focused on China.
Publisher: Basic Books
Publication Date: 02/11/1994 - 12:00am
On Sale: 02/11/1994 - 12:00am