The Art of War: The Oldest Military Treatise In The World

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The Art of War: The Oldest Military Treatise In The World

The Art of War: The Oldest Military Treatise In The World By Lionel Giles The Art of War The Oldest Military Treatise In The World The Art of War is a Chinese military treatise written during the th century BC by Sun Tzu Composed of chapters each of which is devoted to one aspect of warfare it has long been praised as the d

  • Title: The Art of War: The Oldest Military Treatise In The World
  • Author: Lionel Giles
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  • Page: 232
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  • The Art of War: The Oldest Military Treatise In The World By Lionel Giles The Art of War is a Chinese military treatise written during the 6th century BC by Sun Tzu Composed of 13 chapters, each of which is devoted to one aspect of warfare, it has long been praised as the definitive work on military strategies and tactics of its time The Art of War is one of the oldest books on military strategy in the world Like a work of mathematics or sci The Art of War is a Chinese military treatise written during the 6th century BC by Sun Tzu Composed of 13 chapters, each of which is devoted to one aspect of warfare, it has long been praised as the definitive work on military strategies and tactics of its time The Art of War is one of the oldest books on military strategy in the world Like a work of mathematics or science, much of the work is dedicated to defining its concepts in what has been described as a series of formulas It is the first and one of the most successful works on strategy and has had a huge influence on Eastern and Western military thinking, business tactics, and beyond Sun Tzu was the first to recognize the importance of positioning in strategy and that position is affected both by objective conditions in the physical environment and the subjective opinions of competitive actors in that environment He taught that strategy was not planning in the sense of working through a to do list, instead it requires quickly responding appropriately to changing conditions Planning works in a controlled environment, but in a competitive environment, competing plans collide creating situations that no one plans The book was first translated into a European language in 1782 by French Jesuit Jean Joseph Marie Amiot, and had possibly influenced Napoleon, and even the planning of Operation Desert Storm Leaders as diverse as Mao Zedong, General Pervez Musharraf, Vo Nguyen Giap, and General Douglas MacArthur have claimed to have drawn inspiration from the work Author Sun Tzu also rendered as Sun Zi was a Chinese military general, strategist and philosopher who lived in the Spring and Autumn Period of ancient China The name he is best known by is actually an honorific which means Master Sun His birth name was Sun Wu and he was known outside of his family by his courtesy name Changqing He is traditionally credited as the author of The Art of War, an extremely influential ancient Chinese book on military strategy Sun Tzu has had a significant impact on Chinese and Asian history and culture, both as the author of The Art of War and as a legendary historical figure.
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