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In 1972, The Lost Art of War was discovered in an ancient Chinese tomb. The first complete manuscript ever found from the legendary military strategist Sun Tzu II (commonly known as Sun Bin, a lineal descendent of the great Sun Tzu), this sophisticated manual delves even deeper than The Art of War into the complex principles and practices of organizations, tactical formati ...more
Paperback, 160 pages
Published May 21st 1997 by Harper San Francisco (first published April 26th 1995)
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noelle
so much incomplete
Justin
Ralph D. Sawyer's translation of Sun Pin's Art of War is extremely good. His lengthy historical introduction and the commentary that is spread throughout the book is very useful for when you try to make sense of the sometimes highly fragmented text.

As for Sun Pin's Art of War itself, it tends to mostly rehash what had already been written in the Seven Ancient Chinese Military Classics. It is certainly worth looking at for anyone interested in Chinese military thinking.
False Millennium
War has taken such a strange turn in these days. Drones instead of soldiers, countries with nuclear warheads that are so primitive you expect to see Christ riding over the hill on a donkey. Not sure how much these "principles" apply anymore.
Phil Chen
Pretty interesting read, I have read a lot of Sun Tzu but never Sun Bin, they both are very similar with some smaller differences on the emphasis of war.
Joshua
There are a variety of sources and interpretations of the Art of War. I think this one falls a little short. I didn't enjoy reading it as much as I expected.
Rafiqahrizky
Bukunya bagus Bwt strategi...
tapi ngebacanya gak bisa sekali...
harus berulang2 biar bisa memahami...

agak berimajinasi dikit lebih mantap tu..
Lori Grant
A should-read book on office politics which will happen to you and around you whether you participate in politics or not.
Rafiqahrizky
Apr 27, 2008 Rafiqahrizky is currently reading it
Buku Ini tentang seni perang sun Tzu yang Hilang. dan buku ini dikarang oleh sun tzu II (sun Bin). muridnya Sun wu (sun tzu I).
Ahmad
tertarik habis baca legend of the dragon son
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Sun Bin (simplified Chinese: 孙膑; traditional Chinese: 孫臏; pinyin: Sūn Bìn) was a military strategist who lived during the Warring States period of Chinese history. An alleged descendant of Sun Tzu, Sun Bin was tutored in military strategy by the hermit Guiguzi. He was accused of treason while serving in the Wei state and was sentenced to face-tattooing (criminal branding) and had his kneecaps remo ...more
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