The Art of War
by Sun Tzu
Publisher: Project Gutenberg 2005
The Art of War is a Chinese military treatise that was written by Sun Tzu in the 6th century BC. Composed of 13 chapters, each of which is devoted to one aspect of warfare, it is the definitive work on military strategies and tactics of its time, and still a basic text.
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