Art of War (University of Oregon) by Sun Tzu (Lionel Giles)

By Sun Tzu (Lionel Giles)

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M%%%gH@ mR@% 3 Ibid. XXXIX INTRODUCTION commentators have not been lack~ng, only a few have proved equal to the task. My friesd ShCng-yii has not fallen into this mistake. I n attempting to provide a critical commentary for Sun TzU's work, he does not lose sight of the fact that these sayings were intended for states engaged in internecine warfare; that the author is not concerned with the military condition; prevailing under the sovereigns of the three ancient dynasties, ' nor with the nine punitive measures prescribed to the Minister of War.

I n attempting to provide a critical commentary for Sun TzU's work, he does not lose sight of the fact that these sayings were intended for states engaged in internecine warfare; that the author is not concerned with the military condition; prevailing under the sovereigns of the three ancient dynasties, ' nor with the nine punitive measures prescribed to the Minister of War. Again, Sun Wu loved brevity of diction, but his meaning is always deep. Whether the subject be marching an army, or haudling soldiers, or estimating the enemy, or controlling the forces of victory, it is always systematically treated; the sayings are bound together in strict logical sequence, though this has been obscured by commentators who have probably failed to grasp their meaning.

Ix. 2: 1&\ s, 3 M % T $ k & \ R % S %~% li&#&RGt -%zAB%B3sBazBa#Mfi& a zFf%&@BaJs%#%@E~%~Zs 3$9ii%%&4 The Tso Chuan. @%%SB3Z& 6@&A%ESSGtZ&- XLIV INTRODUCTION forgetting that her experience of war in all its phases has also been such as no modern State can parallel. Her long military annals stretch back to a point at which they are lost in the mists of time. She had built the Great Wall arid was maintaining a huge standing army along her frontier centuries before the first Roman legionary was seen on the Danube.

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