Sunzi (Sūnzǐ 孙子)

John G. BLAIR and Jerusha McCORMACK

Sunzi, a military strategist said to have flourished during China’s chaotic Warring States period, is known for a work attributed to him usually translated as The Art of War. During a time when 600,000 men could participate in a single battle, strategy became paramount for a state’s survival; Sunzi reserved his highest praise for a strategist-general who could win a war without ever fighting a battle. Centuries later….

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By | 2014-12-16T16:54:02+00:00 January 23rd, 2012|Berkshire Encyclopedia of China, Biography, Biography, Governance, People|Comments Off on Sunzi (Sūnzǐ 孙子)

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