The Art of War
Another influential Penguin Classic-now available in our signature black-spine dress For more than two thousand years, Sun-Tzu's The Art of War has provided military leaders with essential advice on battlefield tactics, managing troops and terrain, and employing cunning and deception. An... show more
Another influential Penguin Classic-now available in our signature black-spine dress For more than two thousand years, Sun-Tzu's The Art of War has provided military leaders with essential advice on battlefield tactics, managing troops and terrain, and employing cunning and deception. An elemental part of Chinese culture, it has also become a touchstone for the Western struggle for survival and success, whether in battle, in business, or in relationships. With this volume's crisp, accessible translation and lively, learned introduction, even those readers familiar with The Art of War will experience it anew, finding it more fascinating-and more chilling-than ever.
Publish date: April 28th 2009
Publisher: Penguin Classics
Pages no: 384
Edition language: English
This book was recommended to me as a self-help and management classic written 1,000 of years ago. To appreciate its value one must read it as a self-help and management book with a lot of attention to all the wisdom such ancient books carry. I've re-read the book at different stages of my life and i...
Within “The Art of War” are three distinct though similar treatise written across over 2000 years and three different cultures that instruct the reader not only how to succeed in war but also politics and business. The opening treatise is the titular “Art of War”, Sun Tzu gives his readers a conci...
This book makes sense on so many levels, and I can see why it’s a work of study for so many people around the world. This is a book I plan to reread many times over. The part that sticks in my mind the most is the idea of practicing the moral law. If more leaders would employ this in the U.S., we wo...
Credo che per capire davvero un libro del genere bisogna fare molte letture approfondite. Sono d'accordo con il commento all'edizione che ho (di Wu Ming): molto probabilmente tutti quei manager che leggono Sun Tzu - così com'è o rivisitato - non hanno capito granché dei principi del maestro oriental...
Was I supposed to giggle while reading this? Because I did. Now let's see if my newfound knowledge on warfare will help me win strategic games more often.