The Art of War


The ancient Chinese military classic that is widely admired today by both military and business strategists--in a new translation, with new notes and commentary.

For more than two thousand years, The Art of War has provided leaders with essential tactical and management advice. An elemental part of Chinese culture, it has also become a touchstone in the West for achieving success, whether on the battlefield or in business. This Everyman's Library edition features a brilliant new translation by Peter Harris.


 --Extracts from the canon of traditional Chinese commentators who have explained Sun Tzu's wisdom over the centuries
 --A bibliography
 --A chronology of Chinese dynasties
 --A map
--An illuminating introduction on the warrior-philosopher Sun Tzu and the role of The Art of War in history and today