The Seven Military Classics of Ancient China

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Ralph D. Sawyer, Mei-ch n Sawyer
Westview Press, 1993 - History - 568 pages
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The first translation of the full body of ancient Chinese strategic wisdom, including Sun Tzu's "Art of War" and six other classics. Studied throughout Asia for its insights into decision-making, especially by business people.

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User Review  - xuebi - LibraryThing

Ralph Sawyer presents here in English complete translations of the Seven Military Classics of Ancient China: Jiang Ziya (Taigong)'s Six Secret Teachings, The Methods of the Sima, Sun Zi's The Art of ... Read full review

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User Review  - Rowena Tylden-Pattenson - Goodreads

It took me a long time to finish this, not only for the fact I've had a lot of uni work to contend with… some of the texts are just very heavy going. However, it has to be expected with these sorts ... Read full review

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Ralph D. Sawyer, one of AmericaÕs leading scholars in Chinese warfare, has worked extensively with major intelligence and defense agencies. After studying at MIT and Harvard and a brief stint of university teaching, Sawyer has spent the past thirty years lecturing and doing international consulting work focused on China.

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