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Sun Tzu on The Art of War

The oldest military treatise in the world.

Based on the translation from the Chinese with Introduction and Critical Notes by Lionel Giles, M.A, Assistant in the Department of Oriental Printed Books and MSS. the British Museum - First Published in 1910. It began with these words:

 To my brother
 Captain Valentine Giles, R.G.
 in the hope that
 a work 2400 years old
 may yet contain lessons worth consideration
 by the soldier of today
 this translation
 is affectionately dedicated.


The Art of War

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