The Art of War by Sun Tzu audiobook

The Art of War: A New Translation by Michael Nylan

By Sun Tzu
Translated by Michael Nylan

Blackstone Publishing 9781324004899

Unabridged

Format: Library CD (In Stock)
  • Available on 04/07/2020

    ISBN: 9781094072456

  • Available on 04/07/2020

    ISBN: 9781094072449

  • Available on 04/07/2020

    ISBN: 9781094072463

Category: Nonfiction/History
Audience: Adult
Language: English

Summary

Summary

For the first time in any modern language, a female scholar and translator reimagines The Art of War.

Sun Tzu’s ancient book of strategy and psychology has as much to tell us today as when it was first written 2,500 years ago. In a world forever at odds, his rules for anticipating the motivations and strategies of our competitors never cease to inspire leaders of all kinds.

Michael Nylan, in her provocative introduction, sees new and unexpected lessons to be learned from The Art of War―in business ventures, relationships, games of skill, academic careers, and medical practices. Strategy, like conflict, is woven into society’s very roots.

Listeners newly engaging with ancient Chinese culture will be inspired by Nylan’s authoritative voice. She proves that Sun Tzu is more relevant than ever, helping us navigate the conflicts we know and those we have yet to endure.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“Offers a masterly new evaluation of this classic work, which balances the overtly military content with a profound and thought-provoking analysis.” Olivia Milburn, sinologist, author, and literary translator

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Author Bio: Sun Tzu

Author Bio: Sun Tzu

Sun Tzu lived in China in the sixth and fifth centuries BC, serving as a general and strategist to the king of Wu. A philosopher and writer, his military stratagems, written over 2,500 years ago, are still pertinent today.

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Available Formats : CD, Library CD, MP3 CD
Category: Nonfiction/History
Audience: Adult
Language: English