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The art of war in the western world

Archer Jones

The art of war in the western world

by Archer Jones

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Published by Harrap in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementArcher Jones ; (illustrations by Jerry A. Vanderlinde).
The Physical Object
Paginationxix,740p. :
Number of Pages740
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17379406M
ISBN 10024554691X

sun tzu on the art of war the oldest military treatise in the world. table of contents: introduction & critical notes i. laying plans ii. waging war iii. attack by stratagem iv. tactical dispositions v. energy vi. weak points and strong vii. maneuvering viii. variation in tactics ix. the army on the march x. terrain xi. the nine situations xii. Episode 1: The Legacy of Greece Presented by Michael Wood. Create. Make social videos in an instant: use custom templates to tell the right story for your business.

These lines come from Sun Tzu’s The Art of War, a guide to military strategy written more than two thousand years a great deal is known about Sun Tzu the man, but his prescriptions for victory on the battlefield have taken on new meaning for a somewhat unlikely crowd: Western business leaders.   The Art Of War: The Essential Translation of the Classic Book of Life Septem , Blackstone Audiobooks MP3 CD in English - Unabridged edition.

The Art of the Western World exam tests your knowledge of styles and artists popular in specific periods of art. While you will be asked to identify specific artists and their works (including some architecture), much of the test's focus is on the time-periods . 1. Sun Tzu said: The art of war is of vital importance to the State. 2. It is a matter of life and death, a road either to safe-ty or to ruin. Hence it is a subject of inquiry which can on no account be neglected. 3. The art of war, then, is governed by five constant factors, to be taken into account in one’s delib-.


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The art of war in the Western world User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict Concentrating on land warfare, distinguished U.S. military historian Jones argues that 4/5(1). About the Author.

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Sun Tzu was born around B.C. He was a Chinese military general who helped the King Ho-lu capture the city of Ying, bringing about the fall of the Ch'u state in B.C.

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Based on how the three major operational components of war - tactics, logistics, and strategy - have evolved and changed over time. This monumental work encompasses 2, years of military history.

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