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The Book of War: From Chinese History
  • Long Tang
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The Book of War: From Chinese History.
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This concise illustrated volume presents a slice of Chinese military history that will appeal to Sinophiles, historians, strategists and the general public. Where Sun-Tzu discussed strategy and tactics, author Long Tang introduces the weapons and techniques used in various periods of Chinese history as well as illustrating hallmark strategies through the stories of famous battles. The book is part of TALES OF THE DRAGON, Long Tang's series of books on Chinese history and culture.

About the Author

Trained in military analysis and intelligence, Long Tang is a graduate of PGIP at the Joint Military Intelligence College. He is fluent in Chinese Mandarin, Cantonese, Taiwanese, and Spanish; he teaches Chinese language and is a lecturer on Chinese culture. Mr. Tang has served as an official Court Interpreter for legal cases in the Chinese language at the US Federal Court System. Mr. Tang is publishing a series of books on Chinese history and culture, 'Tales of the Dragon.' He also authored an online column for Washingtontimes.com.

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Sun Tzu�s The Art of War gives us the theories of Chinese warfare; Tang presents actual military organization, equipment, key personalities, and major campaigns of ancient China.

He explains the thinking behind a variety of...

Sun Tzu�s The Art of War gives us the theories of Chinese warfare; Tang presents actual military organization, equipment, key personalities, and major campaigns of ancient China.

He explains the thinking behind a variety of strategies used to motivate the forces and the populace, and he shows how diplomacy and psychology were used to influence the actions of opponents - before and during combat.

The book also describes offensive and defensive weapons; the relationship between officers and men, and between the fighting force and the rulers; and illustrates how different personality strengths and weaknesses can shape history.



Pages 192
Year: 2017
Dewey code: 355.00931/09014�dc23
BISAC: HIS027220 HISTORY / Military / Ancient
BISAC: HIS008000 HISTORY / Asia / China
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