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The Art of War – Most important and famous military treatise in the world

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The Art of War (AKA: 孫子兵法) is the existing earliest military book (a book on the art of war) in China, also the earliest military work in the world. It was written by Sun Tzu (Sun Wu, 孫武) in the 5th century BC (has more than 2500 years of history), whose time is earlier than Carl von Clausewitz‘s On War about 2300 years, and is known as the “sacred book of war” and “the first ancient book on war”. It is the concentrated embodiment of the essence of Chinese ancient military thought, and played an extremely important guiding role in Chinese ancient military art and war practice.

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