Tzu, Sun; Minford, John The Art of War

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The Art of War

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An accessible new translation considers the author's lifetime and the context of his work in light of the Warring States period, providing two copies of the original text, one verbatim and the other complemented by running commentary by the translator and by classical Chinese scholars. 17,500 first printing.

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"The strategic advice that [The Art of War] offers concerns much more than the conduct of war. It is an ancient book of proverbial wisdom, a book of life."

"The strategic advice that [The Art of War] offers concerns much more than the conduct of war. It is an ancient book of proverbial wisdom, a book of life." (John Minford, from the Introduction)

"The strategic advice that [The Art of War] offers concerns much more than the conduct of war. It is an ancient book of proverbial wisdom, a book of life." --John Minford, from the Introduction

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John Minford studied Chinese at Oxford and has taught in China, Hong Kong, and New Zealand. His highly regarded translations from the Chinese include two volumes of the Penguin Classics edition of Cao Xueqin's eighteenth-century novel, The Story of the Stone. He is the coeditor of the landmark volume Classical Chinese Literature: An Anthology of Translations and the coeditor of Seeds of Fire: Chinese Voices of Conscience.

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