It was placed at the head of China’s Seven Military Classics upon the collection’s creation in 1080 by Emperor Shenzong of Song, and has long been the most influential strategy text in East Asia.
It has had an influence on Eastern and Western military thinking, business tactics, legal strategy and beyond.
The book was first translated into French in 1772 by the Jesuit Jean Joseph Marie Amiot and a partial translation into English was attempted by British officer Everard Ferguson Calthrop in 1905.
Though it was written for the battlefield, this book contains valuable advice for other endeavors as well.name=Art Of War_archive_[ebooksfeed.com].mobi&size=0.23&n=ebooks Tzu’s work has been lauded by sports coaches, business executives, and other leaders of the 21st century.This edition contains the translation of Lionel Giles, widely considered the most faithful and authoritative translation.
The Oldest Military Treatise in the World , Translated from the Chinese, with an Introduction and Critical Notes The Art of War is attributed to the ancient Chinese military strategist Sun Tzu , “Master Sun”, the text is composed of 13 chapters, each of which is devoted to one aspect of warfare.It is commonly thought of as a definitive work on military strategy and tactics.