The Art of War (Hardback)
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Hardback 208 Pages / Published: 07/05/2013
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There is a reason why such diverse leaders as five-star generals, Fortune 500 CEO's and Tony Soprano have consulted this classic book on the planning and conduct of military operations.

Written in China more than 2000 years ago, The Art of War remains one of the most quoted and reference how-to books every written. It offers wisdom on competition from 2,500 years ago. It's thirteen chapters lay out for the reader guidance that centuries of readers have read and applied to their lives, struggles, and work. It covers all the steps of battle, be it in the office or across continents; topics include, "Five Essentials for Victory," "Tactical Dispositions," "Maneuvering," and many more. Table of Contents:

Laying Plants
Waging WarAttack by StratagemTactical DispositionsEnergyWeak Points and StrongManeuveringVariations in TacticsThe Army on the MarchTerrainThe Nine SituationsThe Attack by FireThe Use of Spies

No student of history, business, battle, or life should be without this historic book on tactics and leadership.

"Appear weak when you are strong, and strong when you are weak."

"The supreme art of war is to subdue the enemy without fighting."

"Let your plans be dark and impenetrable as night, and when you move, fall like a thunderbolt."

"Supreme excellence consists of breaking the enemy's resistance without fighting."

"Victorious warriors win first and then go to war, while defeated warriors go to war first and then seek to win"

"In the midst of chaos, there is also opportunity"

Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing
ISBN: 9781620874028
Number of pages: 208
Weight: 449 g
Dimensions: 229 x 152 x 25 mm

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“I recommend this book”

This book is a must-have for anyone looking to acquire a different view of the world around them. The introduction to the Maxims of Sun Tzu gives the reader context and helps to correlate the teachings into our... More

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“Don't buy”

There are many versions of The Art of War available. I wanted only Tsun Tzu's sayings. Too much filling from the author and one third of the book occupied by the sayings of Wu Shu (should have been shown in the... More

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“A great contribution to The Art of War literature”

Accessible and lucid writing that puts new light, both historical and philosophical, on The Art of War. A worth addition to one's library.

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