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The Annotated Art of War

 

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Sun Tzu was a Chinese General around 500 BC who wrote a short treatise on warfare, called The Art of War. Across the years it has been highly influential and there are few military strategist now who have not studied it.

The pages below cover a set of related parts of each chapter, giving them a collective name. It is based on the 1910 translation by Lionel Giles and adds a commentary on it, including notes about business application and the underlying psychology and leadership principles.

 

Chapter 1: Laying Plans

Chapter 2: Waging War

Chapter 3: Attack by Stratagem

Chapter 4. Tactical Dispositions

Chapter 5. Energy

Chapter 6. Weak Points and Strong

Chapter 7. Maneuvering

Chapter 8. Variation in Tactics

Chapter 9. The Army on the March

Chapter 10. Terrain

Chapter 11. The Nine Situations

Chapter 12. The Attack by Fire

Chapter 13. The Use of Spies

See also

The 36 Stratagems, in Detail, The Six Secret Teachings

 

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