Sun-Tzu: The Art of Warfare: The First English Translation Incorporating the Recently Discovered Yin-ch'ueh-shan Texts (Hardcover)

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The most widely read military classic in human history, newly translated and revised in accordance with newly discovered materials of unprecedented historical significance.

Fluid, crisp and rigorously faithful to the original, this new text is destined to stand as the definitive version of this cornerstone work of Classical Chinese. Of compelling importance not only to students of Chinese history and literature, but to all readers interested in the art or the philosophy of war.

About the Author


Roger T. Ames is a professor of Chinese philosophy at the University of Hawaii, and the director of its Center for Chinese Studies. He is also editor of the journals Philosophy East & West and China Review International. He is the author of several interpretative studies on classical Confucianism, including Thinking Through Confucius (with David L. Hall). His earlier translation of Sun-Tzu: The Art of Warfare is recognized as a landmark of contemporary Chinese military and philosophical studies.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780345362391
ISBN-10: 034536239X
Publisher: Ballantine Books
Publication Date: March 2nd, 1993
Pages: 336
Language: English
Series: Classics of Ancient China