So, too, it is better to recapture an army entire than to destroy it, to capture a regiment, a detachment or a company entire than to destroy them. 114. Hence it is a subject of inquiry which can on no account be neglected. This classic military strategy book is based on Chinese warfare and military thought. A descendent of Sun Tzu named Sun Bin also wrote a famous book on war strategy called Sun Bin's Art of War… weak points and strong vii. Samenvatting. Because of this, he became known throughout the country as a wise and respected leader. Which are your favorite Sun Tzu Quotes? Now, unless you are kept informed of the enemy's condition, and are ready to strike at the right moment, a war may drag on for years. 116. My notes are informal and often contain quotes from the book as well as my own thoughts. Sun Tzu The Art of War The Most Influential Book of Strategy in the World Gebonden Engels 2014 9780141395845. These terse, aphoristic essays are unsurpassed in comprehensiveness and depth of understanding, examining not only battlefield maneuvers, but also relevant economic, political, and psychological factors. Geschreven bij The Art of War. Sun Tzu’s The Art of War Illustrated: Chinese Bound, translated by James Trapp, Amber Books, 4/5 stars. That depends on what your area of interest happens to be, as different translators lay emphasis on different aspects of the text. In het verre oosten echter, was er iemand die er beter over nagedacht had: Zijn naam was Sun Tzu. Sun Tzu's The Art of War has been a vastly influential treatise on military strategy in the east from the time of China's Warring States Period (403-221 BC) onward. Lionel Giles), Sun Tzu on the Art of War: The Oldest Military Treatise in the World (first published 1910; CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2012) Sun-tzu (trans. It seems most likely, then, that The Art of War was written sometime between about 400 and 320 BCE. – ?, ca. Sun Tzu is the reputed author of The Art of War (