ISBN 9781569570258,Mastering The Art Of War

Mastering The Art Of War



Shambhala Publication Inc

Publication Year 2014

ISBN 9781569570258

ISBN-10 1569570256


Language (English)


Composed by two prominent statesmen-generals of classicalChina, this book develops the strategies of Sun Tzu's classic, The Art ofWar, into a complete handbook of organization and leadership. The greatleaders of ancient China who were trained in Sun Tzu's principles understood howvictory and defeat follow clear social, psychological, and environmental laws.Drawing on episodes from the panorama of Chinese history, Mastering The ArtOf War presents practical summaries of these essential laws along with talesof conflict and strategy that show in concrete terms the proper use of Sun Tzu'sprinciples. The book also examines the social and psychological aspects oforganization and crisis management. The translator's introduction surveys theChinese philosophies of war and conflict and explores in depth the parallelsbetween The Art of War and the oldest handbook of strategic living, the I Ching(Book of Changes).