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Title: The Art of War

Submitted by on July 17, 2003 – 12:32 pm No Comment

Author: Sun Tzu
Date: 17-Jul-03

For more than two thousand years, The Art of War has stood as a cornerstone of Chinese culture, a lucid epigrammatic text that reveals as much about human psychology, politics, and economics as it does about battlefield strategy. The influence of Sun-Tzu’s text has grown tremendously in the West in recent years, with military leaders, politicians, and corporate executives alike finding valuable insight in these ancient words.
In this crisp, accessible new translation, eminent scholar John Minford brings this seminal work to life, presenting the core text in two formats, first the unadorned 13 chapters of the original work by Sun-Tzu followed by the same text with extensive running commentary by classical Chinese scholars as well as Minford himself. The result is an opportunity for Western readers to experience Sun-Tzu’s work in all its intensity as it applies to many aspects of our lives.

My Thoughs: One of the boringest books I have ever read. Not sure if I could recommend. I think I will go for the Cliff Notes on this one. The truth be told though, it does have many merits to itl

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