El Arte de la Guerra ilustrado

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EDAF, Oct 1, 1999 - Literary Collections - 224 pages
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Sun Tzu ha ganado miles de discipulos durante los ultimos anos entre ejecutivos, diplomaticos, politicos, deportistas y militares debido a sus profundas y sencillas ensenanza sobre la naturaleza del conflicto y su resolucion, por eso se halla en sus mesillas de noche como un texto imprescindible sobre el arte de ganar sin esfuerzo a un adversario.
 

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Contents

Prefacio por Thomas Cleary
7
Introducción por Thomas Cleary
9
CRITERIOS ESTRATÉGICOS
59
EN MEDIO DE LA BATALLA
77
LA PLANIFICACIÓN DE UN ASEDIO
89
EL ORDEN DE BATALLA
111
LA FUERZA
123
VACÍO Y LLENO
133
LA LUCHA ARMADA
149
LAS ADAPTACIONES
163
MANIOBRAS MILITARES
171
EL TERRENO
187
LAS NUEVE CLASES DE TERRENO
195
EL ATAQUE MEDIANTE EL FUEGO
213
SOBRE LA UTILIZACIÓN DE LOS ESPÍAS
219
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About the author (1999)

Sun Tzu was born around 544 B.C. Almost nothing is known about his life except that he was a Chinese military general who helped the King Ho-lu capture the city of Ying, bringing about the fall of the Ch'u state in 506 B.C.E. From this, Sun Tzu became known throughout the country as a wise and respected leader. Sun Tzu is best known today for a collection of essays called The Art of War, the oldest military treatise in the world. The text became known through translations by Father J. J. M. Amiot, a French Jesuit priest. The principles in the book are varied and include: "All warfare is based on deception," "The supreme art of war is to subdue the enemy without fighting," and "The art of war is governed by five constant factors (1) The Moral Law; (2) Heaven; (3) Earth; (4) The Commander; (5) Method and discipline)". Sun Tzu is believed to have died in 496 B.C.E.

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