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ISBN-13: 978-0813319513
ISBN-10: 081331951X
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Robert L. O’Connell, author of Arms and Men: A History of Warm Weapons, and Aggression
“A tour de force. Sawyer puts this most famous of the classic Chinese military writings into context and shows that Sun-tzu was not just a solitary genius, but the product of a remarkably rich martial culture.”

Robin D.S. Yates, Burlington Northern Professor of Asian Studies, Dartmouth College
“I am convinced that this translation…will prove to be the definitive edition for many years to come.”
Arther Ferrill, author of The Origins of War: From the Stone Age to Alexander the Great
“Fills a serious gap for anyone interested in the history of ancient warfare…a fascinating book.”

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Product details

  • ASIN ‏ : ‎ B003ZUY13E
  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ Basic Books (February 11, 1994)
  • Publication date ‏ : ‎ February 11, 1994
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • File size ‏ : ‎ 3644 KB
  • Text-to-Speech ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • Enhanced typesetting ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • X-Ray ‏ : ‎ Not Enabled
  • Word Wise ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • Print length ‏ : ‎ 481 pages
  • Lending ‏ : ‎ Not Enabled
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1.0 out of 5 stars This book is a HORRIBLE VERSION!!!
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I bought this book because of all the good reviews! This book is terrible and I am extremely disappointed! And I'm trying to understand what book were others writing a review! Thankfully when I went to purchase this book I discovered I could DOWNLOAD a VERSION for FREE. I downloaded the free version, but I wanted a HARDCOPY for my personal library. This book is a 375 page waste of time! It only have 66 pages of an awful translation of the 13 Chapters of Sun Tzu Art of War. Hence, its a book filled with 162 pages on the Historical Background, etc; and 138 pages and a few empty pages etc. View photo of Contents. If you want a detailed history book on Sun Tzu period of the Art of War this is the book for you. I'm so thankful for the Free Download Version translated by Lionel Giles and I just purchased another Sun Tzu Art of War by the same translator. Save yourself some Money by purchasing another Version or simply Download the Free Version because it's far better than this book!
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