Sun Tzu (c. 400-320 BC)

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[The Art of War]  

The Art of War (between 500?-220? BC)
  • HTML (Single page, 95KB) at The Internet Classics Archive (Translated by Lionel Giles)
  • Multi-format (HTML, EPUB, Kindle, Text) at Project Gutenberg (Translated by Lionel Giles)
  • Chinese HTML (Multi-page, frames, with hyperlinked English definitions) plus linked English text, at (Translation by Lionel Giles)
  • Multi-format with translator's annotations (HTML, EPUB, Kindle, Text) at Project Gutenberg (Translated by Lionel Giles)
  • Chinese Multi-format (HTML, EPUB, Kindle, Text; big5 encoding) at Project Gutenberg
  • Chinese Multi-format (HTML, EPUB, Kindle, Text; utf-8 encoding) at Project Gutenberg

    Available at Amazon.Com:
  • Hardcover edition, translated by Roger T. Ames using the recently discovered Yin-Ch'Ueh-Shan texts (Ballantine, 1993, 321 pg).
  • Paperback edition, edited by James Clavell, based on Lionel Giles' 1910 translation (Delta, 1989).
  • Paperback workbook edition, translated by R.L. Wing, titled The Art of Strategy (Doubleday, 1988, 176 pg).
  • Paperback edition, translated by Thomas Cleary (Shambhala Pubns, 1991, 114 pg).
  • Paperback edition, translated by Samuel B. Griffith (Oxford, 1984, 197 pg).
  • Paperback edition of The Book of War, including Sun Tzu's The Art of War and Karl von Clausewitz' On War (Modern Library, 2000, 973 pg).
  • Spanish Paperback edition, El Arte de la Guerra - may be based on Cleary's translation (, 2007, 96 pg).
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