A brand new translation of the perennially popular Chinese military masterpiece. The Art of War by Sun Tzu is one of the most influential political and business books of our era. This gateway edition for the 21st century reader rediscovers the essential clarity of the ancient masterpiece, cited by generals from a dozen Chinese dynasties, international business leaders, and modern military field manuals.
This edition also contains a full commentary on Sun Tzu, contemporary of Confucius and Buddha, and a critical guide to further reading. This is the perfect introduction to one of the world's best-known classics.
About the Author
Jonathan Clements is the author of Confucius: A Biography and many other books on figures in Asian history, including the military leaders Mao Zedong, Coxinga and Khubilai Khan. In a rare distinction, his biography of the First Emperor of China was itself translated into Chinese.
Number Of Pages: 192
Published: 21st June 2012
Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 19.8 x 13.3
Weight (kg): 0.16
Edition Number: 1