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TAO OF WAR, THE: The Martial

Wang Chen, Translated by Ralph Sawyer (Translator
ISBN: 9780813340814Category:

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The perfect companion to the best-selling Art of War, this fascinating book provides lessons from ancient China on the dynamics of conflict. Ralph Sawyer is a leading scholar of Chinese warfare and has worked extensively with major military agencies, so he’s the perfect author of choice to translate The Tao Of War, a martial version of the Tao Te Ching. The original author Wang Chen was a 9th-century Chinese military commander sickened by carnage and began using the ancient Tao Te Ching for peaceful purposes: his interpretations produced the first reading of it as a martial text of strategy, and Ralph Sawyer’s in-depth interpretations go far in placing its military importance in modern Western hands.

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AuthorWang Chen, Translated by Ralph Sawyer (Translator
Number of pages.290
PublisherPerseus
Year Published2003
Binding Type

Softcover

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