The ART of War by Sun Tzu

Adonte Collier

About the Author

Sun Tzu was an ancient Chinese military general, strategist and philosopher, who is believed to have written the famous ancient Chinese book on military strategy, "The Art of War". Through his legends and the influential "The Art of War", Sun Tzu had a significant impact on Chinese and Asian history and culture. This work still has continued its impact on both Asian and Western culture and politics. Sun Tzu's authenticity is still a question of debate, but the traditional Chinese accounts place him in the Spring and Autumn Period of China.

Bibliographic details

The Art of War by Sun Tzu was first annotated English language translation was completed and published by Lionel Giles in 1910 in England.

Audience and Summary

This 2,000 year old book is a perfect read for military strategist, business men, and someone just gain some useful knowledge. The Art of War is the first known study of planning and conduct of military operations. Written in terse statements The Art of War examines battlefield maneuvers , economic, political, and psychological factors. Even though the book is about military theories, most of the things said by Sun Tzu can expand into everyday life.


This book doesn't having any real setting but was written in ancient China and has some references to Chinese geography.
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