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Author: Sun Bin & Sun Tzu
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Release: 2009-08-30
File: Pages
ISBN-13: 8182744164

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This is the world's first complete English translation of "The Art of War" and the most accurate English translation in the world. In 1772, "The Art of War" was translated into French by missionaries, and a book of military theory that had influenced China for more than two thousand years was officially introduced into the Western world. In 1910, Lionel Giles translated the first English version of "The Art of War". Until today, there are as many as twenty or thirty English translation versions. Among them, the one that best conveys the original meaning of "The Art of War" belongs to the version translated by Samuel B. Griffith in 1963. However, even with this version, the true meaning of the "The Art of War" that it can convey is actually only about 50%.

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Genre: Philosophy
Author: Sun Tzu
Publisher: 一個人出版
Release: 2020-04-19
File: 192 Pages
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This carefully crafted ebook: “The Prince + The Art of War (2 Unabridged Machiavellian Masterpieces)” is formatted for your eReader with a functional and detailed table of contents. This eBook presents 2 Political Masterpieces by Niccolò Machiavelli: The Prince & The Art of War. The Prince: Il Principe (The Prince) is a political treatise by the Florentine philosopher Niccolò Machiavelli, written c. 1513, published posthumously 1532. The Prince is sometimes claimed to be one of the first works of modern political philosophy, in which the effective truth is taken to be more important than any abstract ideal. It was also in direct conflict with the dominant Catholic and scholastic doctrines of the time concerning how to consider politics and ethics. Machiavelli dedicated The Prince to the ruling Medici of the time, leading some today to still speculate whether the book was a satire. Niccolò Machiavelli asserted that The Prince (president, dictator, prime minister, etc.) does not have to be concerned with ethics, as long as their motivation is to protect the state. It is this questionable belief that in many ways had lead to the modern world as we know it. His assertion was that the head of state must protect the state no matter the cost and no matter what rules he or she breaks in the process. The Art of War: written between 1519 and 1520 and published in 1521. It was the only historical or political work printed during Machiavelli's lifetime. Voltaire said, "Machiavelli taught Europe the art of war; it had long been practiced, without being known." Machiavelli considered The Art of War his greatest achievement. This book teaches how to recruit, train, motivate, and discipline an army, shows the difference between strategy and tactics. Machiavelli does a masterful job of breaking down and analyzing historic battles.

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Genre: History
Author: Niccolò Machiavelli
Publisher: e-artnow
Release: 2013-07-10
File: 440 Pages
ISBN-13: 9788074844416

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.0000000000Written in the sixteenth century and almost immediately a subject of controversy, The Prince presents Machiavelli's advice to a ruler who would seek to maintain his power most effectively. Pragmatism and expediency are seen to be more important considerations than ethical ones, and a ruler must be prepared to take actions in the interest of public order that might conflict with purely private ethical concerns. A good ruler must avoid being hated by his subjects however. In The Art of War Machiavelli examines ancient military practices for their relevance to modern political issues, and asserts that military power is at the base of all civil order.With an Afterword by Oliver Francis.

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Genre: Military art and science
Author: Niccolò Machiavelli
Publisher: Collector's Library
Release: 2004
File: 440 Pages
ISBN-13: 1904633811

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Author: sir William Young (1st bart.)
Publisher:
Release: 1770
File: Pages
ISBN-13: OXFORD:591080341

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First Published in 2005. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

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Genre: Social Science
Author: Giles
Publisher: Routledge
Release: 2013-08-15
File: 256 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781136888298

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The Art of War by Sun Tzu is a military treatise over 2500 years old. Part I contains the basic text of The Art of War. Part II contains the complete book by Lionel Giles, which includes a biogaraphy of Sun Tzu, commentary by the translator and various authors with the text embedded within it. First Chapter Excerpt (Part I): I. LAYING PLANS 1. Sun Tzu said: The art of war is of vital importance to the State. 2. It is a matter of life and death, a road either to safety or to ruin. Hence it is a subject of inquiry which can on no account be neglected. 3. The art of war, then, is governed by five constant factors, to be taken into account in one's deliberations, when seeking to determine the conditions obtaining in the field. 4. These are: (1) The Moral Law; (2) Heaven; (3) Earth; (4) The Commander; (5) Method and discipline. 5,6. The Moral Law causes the people to be in complete accord with their ruler, ...

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Genre: History
Author: Sallie Stone
Publisher: Lulu.com
Release: 2005
File: 142 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781411649255

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"There's not a dated maxim or vague prescription in it." — Newsweek Regarded as the world's oldest military treatise, this compact volume has instructed officers and tacticians for more than 2,000 years. From its origins in China, The Art of War traveled the world to inform the strategies of Napoleon and World War II generals. More recently, it has taken on a new life as a guide to competing successfully in business, law, and sports. All of The Art of War's concepts retain their value to modern readers, from the prudence of circumventing a strong opponent and taking advantage of a weak one to the wisdom of preparedness and flexibility. Other topics include strategy, tactics, maneuvering, communications, the treatment of soldiers, and the worth of well-trained officers. History enthusiasts, business thought leaders, and anyone intrigued by competition and rivalry will appreciate this elegant edition of the classic work.

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Genre: Philosophy
Author: Sun Tzu
Publisher: Courier Dover Publications
Release: 2019-04-17
File: 96 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780486839325

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Published in the United Kingdom in 2014 by C. Hurst & Co.

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Genre: History
Author: Derek M. C. Yuen
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Release: 2014
File: 214 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780199373512

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Author: Lionel Giles
Publisher: Library of Alexandria
Release: 1961
File: 204 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781465577825

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