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  • ART OF WAR - THE BOOK OF LORD SHANG

    ART OF WAR - THE BOOK OF LORD SHANG
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    ISBN: 9781853267796
    Title: ART OF WAR - THE BOOK OF LORD SHANG
    Author: SUN TZU
    Format: PAPER COVER
    Publishing status: ACTIVE TITLE

    Translated by Yuan Shibing and J.J.L.Duyvendak. With introductions by Robert Wilkinson.

    The two political classics in this book are the product of a time of intense turmoil in Chinese history. Dating from the Period of the Warring States (403-221BC), they anticipate Machiavelli's The Prince by nearly 2000 years.

    'The Art of War' is the best known of a considerable body of Chinese works on the subject. It analyses the nature of war, and reveals how victory may be ensured.

    'The Book of Lord Shang' is a political treatise for the instruction of rulers. These texts are anything but armchair strategy or ivory-tower speculation. They are serious, urgent and practical responses to the desperate situations in which they were written. They have been immensely influential both inside and outside China.

    Imprint: WORDSWORTH EDITIONS
    RRP: $16.95

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