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The Art of War by Sun Tzu, Ralph Sawyer

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Introduction
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OF THE Seven-Military Classics only Sun-tzu’s Military Strategy, traditionally known as the Art of War, has received much exposure in the West. First translated by a French missionary roughly two hundred years ago, it was reportedly studied and effectively employed by Napoleon and possibly by certain members of the Nazi High Command. For two thousand years it remained the most important military treatise in Asia, known at least by name even to the common people. Chinese, Japanese, and Korean military theorists and professional soldiers have all studied it, and many of the strategies played a significant role in Japan’s storied military ...

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