The Art of War

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Courier Corporation, 2002 - History - 99 pages
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Widely regarded as "The Oldest Military Treatise in the World," this landmark work covers principles of strategy, tactics, maneuvering, communication, and supplies; the use of terrain, fire, and the seasons of the year; the classification and utilization of spies; the treatment of soldiers, including captives, all have a modern ring to them.
 

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Contents

INTRODUCTION
9
CHINESE WARFARE
14
Laying Plans
40
Waging War
44
Attack by Stratagem
48
Tactical Dispositions
52
Use of Energy
55
Weak Points and Strong
58
Maneuvering an Army
64
Variation of Tactics
69
The Army on the March
71
Classification of Terrain
77
The Nine Situations
82
Attack by Fire
93
Use of Spies
96
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Sun Tzu, also known as Sun Wu or Sunzi, was an ancient Chinese military strategist believed to be the author of the acclaimed military text, The Art of War. Details about Sun Tzu s background and life are uncertain, although he is believed to have lived c. 544-496 BCE. Through The Art of War, Sun Tzu s theories and strategies have influenced military leaders and campaigns throughout time, including the samurai of ancient and early-modern Japan, and more recently Ho Chi Minh of the Viet Cong and American generals Norman Swarzkopf, Jr. and Colin Powell during the Persian Gulf War in the 1990s.

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