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    The Art of War (CD-Audio) By (author) Sun Tzu, Narrator Scott Brick, Narrator Shelly Frasier


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    Description"All warfare is based on deception. Thus, when able to attack, we must seem unable. Hold out bait to entice the enemy. Feign disorder, and crush him. If he is in superior strength, evade him. If your opponent is quick to anger, seek to irritate him. Pretend to be weak, that he may grow arrogant." Written before Alexander the Great was born, this Chinese treatise on war has become one of the most influential works on the subject. Read widely in the east since its appearance 2500 years ago, The Art of War first came to the west with a French Jesuit in1782. It has been studied by generals from Napoleon to Rommel and it is still required reading in most military academies of the world. Although it was meant to be a practical guide to warfare in the age of chariots, many corporate and government leaders have successfully applied its lessons to battles in the modern dog-eat-dog world. Sun Tzu covers all aspects of war in his time, from strategy and tactics to the proper use of terrain and spies. In this version, Sun Tzu's lessons are brought to life with commentaries from ancient Chinese history, which illustrate both the philosophy and the principles of his teachings.

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    The Art of War
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Sun Tzu, Narrator Scott Brick, Narrator Shelly Frasier
    Physical properties
    Format: CD-Audio
    Width: 137 mm
    Height: 163 mm
    Thickness: 18 mm
    Weight: 113 g
    ISBN 13: 9781400100675
    ISBN 10: 1400100674

    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: WAR
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S3.8
    B&T Merchandise Category: AUD
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    LC subject heading:
    BIC subject category V2: HB, JNU
    BISAC V2.8: HIS003000
    BIC subject category V2: JWK
    B&T General Subject: 520
    Abridged Dewey: 355
    LC classification: U
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1FP
    DC21: 355.02
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: TEC025000, PHI003000, HIS027060
    Thema V1.0: JNU, NH, JWK
    Thema geographical qualifier V1.0: 1FP
    Edition statement
    Tantor Media, Inc
    Imprint name
    Tantor Media, Inc
    Publication date
    01 January 2003
    Publication City/Country
    Old Saybrook, CT