The Art of War (History and Warfare) by Ralph D. Sawyer

Publisher: Westview Press

Written in English
Cover of: Sun-Tzu | Ralph D. Sawyer
Published: Pages: 375 Downloads: 92
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  • Business strategy,
  • History,
  • Military tactics,
  • Other prose: classical, early & medieval,
  • Military art and science,
  • Military Science (General),
  • Philosophy,
  • History: World,
  • China,
  • General,
  • Military Science,
  • Early works to 1800
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Number of Pages375
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ISBN 10081331951X
ISBN 109780813319513

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