The Art of War is an ancient Chinese military text compilation written by Sun Tzu, a high-ranking Chinese military general, tactician and strategist. 'The Art of War' is considered to be the definitive work on military strategies and tactics. The book comprises of 13 chapters with each chapter covering one particular aspect of warfare. This is the most influential and famous work of China's Seven Military Classics. It is also credited as Asia's most important military treatise for more than two thousand years. The book has been translated into French and English languages. It has largely contributed to military thinking, legal strategy and business tactics of both Eastern and Western countries.
Content Of The Book
In this book, the author has focused on the importance of war in avoiding widespread economic loss. Sun Tzu, in this book, has discussed thirteen different aspects of warfare in thirteen different chapters with its importance and implementations. The author has laid more emphasizes on the importance of positioning strategy during warfare. It is stated in the book that the decision to position must depend on the objective conditions of the environment and the subjective beliefs of the people involved in it. Rather than planning and acting on an established list, the author believes that a strategy requires quick and appropriate responses as per the situations. The thirteen chapters cover topics, such as 'Laying Plans', 'Waging War', 'Attack by Stratagem', 'Tactical Dispositions', 'Energy', and 'Weak Points and Strong.' Other topics covered are 'Maneuvering', 'Variation of Tactics', 'The Army on the March', 'Terrain', 'The Nine Situations', 'The Attack by Fire', and 'The Use of Spies'. This book is an international best-seller with a global audience. It gives valuable information that cover all walks of life. It is a must-read in order to understand the strategy techniques for success. You can order online for the paperback edition of the book published by Mahaveer Publishers with the ISBN-10 number 8183520022, and the ISBN-13 number 9788183520027.
An ancient Chinese military work written by Sun Tzu
A definitive work on strategy and tactics
The most influential and famous work of China's Seven Military Classics
The importance of war in avoiding widespread economic loss
Thirteen different aspects of warfare in thirteen different chapters