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Dated to about the fifth century BC, The Art of War is considered the world’s oldest treatise on war tactics. Attributed to Sun Tzu of China’s Zhou dynasty, the book addresses important aspects of warfare, such as planning offenses, military combat, and the use of spies. Influential in Eastern civilization for millennia and in Western culture since its first translation in the 18th century, this book’s teachings have been applied to scenarios as varied as office politics, the Vietnam War, and American football.A Compact Novel Journal: The Art of War infuses new life into a military heirloom by inviting writers to pen their own ideas between the lines of a time-honored book. The entirety ofThe Art of War, followed by a later version with commentary by British Museum expert Lionel Giles, forms the lines of this journal in tiny type. Whether simply recording the happenings of a day or strategizing for the future, whatever is written in these pages will be in the company of greatness. Packaged with a Svepa cover, brilliant endpapers, colored edges, and matching elastic band, this book is a great gift or collectible for Chinese history buffs or military enthusiasts.
Genre: History, Philosophy
Sub-Genre: Eastern / General, Military / Strategy
Series Title: A Novel Journal
Publisher: Printers Row Pub Group
Street Date: March 1, 2016
Item Number (DPCI): 248-06-6016
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