Mastering the Art of War

Zhuge Liang's and Liu Ji's Commentaries on the Classic by Sun Tzu
Author(s): Liang Zhuge, Liu Ji
Original Publish Date: Aug 09, 2005
Product Number: EB00689474
Released: Nov 14, 2016
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9780834824812
Publisher: Shambhala
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Two master strategists delve into the essential priciples of Sun Tzu's The Art of War, revealing what they teach us about leadership, success, and more Composed by two prominent statesmen-generals of classical China, this book develops the strategies of Sun Tzu's classic, The Art of War, into a complete handbook of organization and leadership. The great leaders of ancient China who were trained in Sun Tzu's principles understood how war is waged successfully—both materially and mentally—and how victory and defeat follow clear social, psychological, and environmental laws. Drawing on episodes from the panorama of Chinese history, Mastering the Art of War presents practical summaries of these essential laws along with tales of conflict and strategy that show in concrete terms the proper use of Sun Tzu's principles. The book also examines the social and psychological aspects of organization and crisis management. The translator's introduction surveys the Chinese philosophies of war and conflict and explores in depth the parallels between The Art of War and the oldest handbook of strategic living, the I Ching (Book of Changes).

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