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The Resource Sun-tzu : the art of warfare : the first English translation incorporating the recently discovered Yin-chʻüeh-shan texts, translated, with an introduction and commentary, by Roger T. Ames

Sun-tzu : the art of warfare : the first English translation incorporating the recently discovered Yin-chʻüeh-shan texts, translated, with an introduction and commentary, by Roger T. Ames

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Sun-tzu : the art of warfare : the first English translation incorporating the recently discovered Yin-chʻüeh-shan texts
Title
Sun-tzu
Title remainder
the art of warfare : the first English translation incorporating the recently discovered Yin-chʻüeh-shan texts
Statement of responsibility
translated, with an introduction and commentary, by Roger T. Ames
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Language
  • eng
  • chi
  • eng
Summary
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
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DLC
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active 6th century B.C
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Sunzi
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
U101
LC item number
.S95 1993
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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1947-
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Ames, Roger T.
Series statement
Classics of ancient China
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  • Military art and science
  • Military art and science
Label
Sun-tzu : the art of warfare : the first English translation incorporating the recently discovered Yin-chʻüeh-shan texts, translated, with an introduction and commentary, by Roger T. Ames
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 305-310) and index
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volume
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  • nc
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rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The "New" Sun-tzu. Archaeology: A Revolution in the Study of Early China. The Excavation at Yin-chueh-shan. The "One or Two 'Master Suns'" Debate. Sun Wu as a Historical Person. The Reconstructed Sun-tzu: The Art of Warfare. Analysis of Sun-tzu: The Art of Warfare. Wisdom and Warfare. The Classical Chinese World View: The Uncommon Assumptions. Some Classical Western Assumptions: A "Two-World" Theory. Some Classical Chinese Assumptions: A "This-World" View. Centripetal Harmony and Authority. Warfare as the Art of Contextualizing. Strategic Advantage (shih). Strategic Advantage (shih) and Strategic Positioning (hsing). According with the Enemy (yin). An Attitude Toward Warfare. The Exemplary Commander. Foreknowledge (chih). Introduction to the Translations -- Sun-tzu: The Art of Warfare: A Translation. Sun-tzu: Part I. The Thirteen-Chapter Text. Ch. 1. On Assessments. Ch. 2. On Waging Battle. Ch. 3. Planning the Attack. Ch. 4. Strategic Dispositions (hsing). Ch. 5. Strategic Advantage (shih). Ch. 6. Weak Points and Strong Points. Ch. 7. Armed Contest. Ch. 8. Adapting to the Nine Contingencies (pien). Ch. 9. Deploying the Army. Ch. 10. The Terrain. Ch. 11. The Nine Kinds of Terrain. Ch. 12. The Incendiary Attack. Ch. 13. Using Spies. Sun-tzu: Part II. Text Recovered from the Yin-chueh-shan Han Dynasty Strips. 1. The Questions of Wu. 2. [The Four Contingencies]. 3. The Yellow Emperor Attacks the Red Emperor. 4. The Disposition [of the Terrain] II. 5. [An Interview with the King of Wu]. Sun-tzu: Part III. Text Recovered from Later Works. 1. A Conversation between the King of Wu and Sun Wu. 2. Sun Wu Discusses the Commander. 3. Sun Wu Discusses Deploying the Army. 4. The Prognostications of Sun-tzu. 5. Sun Wu Discusses the "Eight-Division Formation" 6. The Classic of the Thirty-two Ramparts. 7. Han Dynasty Bamboo Strips from Ta-tung Country. 8. Miscellaneous. Background to the Excavation at Yin-chueh-shan. Dating the Tombs and Identifying the Occupants. The First Published Reports. The Bamboo Strip Manuscripts and Their Dates
Control code
26929968
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st ed
Extent
xiv, 321 pages
Isbn
9780345362391
Lccn
92052662
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)26929968
Label
Sun-tzu : the art of warfare : the first English translation incorporating the recently discovered Yin-chʻüeh-shan texts, translated, with an introduction and commentary, by Roger T. Ames
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 305-310) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The "New" Sun-tzu. Archaeology: A Revolution in the Study of Early China. The Excavation at Yin-chueh-shan. The "One or Two 'Master Suns'" Debate. Sun Wu as a Historical Person. The Reconstructed Sun-tzu: The Art of Warfare. Analysis of Sun-tzu: The Art of Warfare. Wisdom and Warfare. The Classical Chinese World View: The Uncommon Assumptions. Some Classical Western Assumptions: A "Two-World" Theory. Some Classical Chinese Assumptions: A "This-World" View. Centripetal Harmony and Authority. Warfare as the Art of Contextualizing. Strategic Advantage (shih). Strategic Advantage (shih) and Strategic Positioning (hsing). According with the Enemy (yin). An Attitude Toward Warfare. The Exemplary Commander. Foreknowledge (chih). Introduction to the Translations -- Sun-tzu: The Art of Warfare: A Translation. Sun-tzu: Part I. The Thirteen-Chapter Text. Ch. 1. On Assessments. Ch. 2. On Waging Battle. Ch. 3. Planning the Attack. Ch. 4. Strategic Dispositions (hsing). Ch. 5. Strategic Advantage (shih). Ch. 6. Weak Points and Strong Points. Ch. 7. Armed Contest. Ch. 8. Adapting to the Nine Contingencies (pien). Ch. 9. Deploying the Army. Ch. 10. The Terrain. Ch. 11. The Nine Kinds of Terrain. Ch. 12. The Incendiary Attack. Ch. 13. Using Spies. Sun-tzu: Part II. Text Recovered from the Yin-chueh-shan Han Dynasty Strips. 1. The Questions of Wu. 2. [The Four Contingencies]. 3. The Yellow Emperor Attacks the Red Emperor. 4. The Disposition [of the Terrain] II. 5. [An Interview with the King of Wu]. Sun-tzu: Part III. Text Recovered from Later Works. 1. A Conversation between the King of Wu and Sun Wu. 2. Sun Wu Discusses the Commander. 3. Sun Wu Discusses Deploying the Army. 4. The Prognostications of Sun-tzu. 5. Sun Wu Discusses the "Eight-Division Formation" 6. The Classic of the Thirty-two Ramparts. 7. Han Dynasty Bamboo Strips from Ta-tung Country. 8. Miscellaneous. Background to the Excavation at Yin-chueh-shan. Dating the Tombs and Identifying the Occupants. The First Published Reports. The Bamboo Strip Manuscripts and Their Dates
Control code
26929968
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st ed
Extent
xiv, 321 pages
Isbn
9780345362391
Lccn
92052662
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)26929968

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