Suntzu - Art of War - Table of Contents

Considered one of the classic pieces of literature for Martial Artist's of all styles, a familiarity with Sun Tzu's Art of War is a practical necessity. Indeed, many of the concepts are directly applicable to your martial training.

This is the first reasonably accurate English translation of Suntzu's Art of War. First published in 1910 by Lionel Giles, M.A., who was the assistant in the Department of Oriental printed books and manuscripts for the British Museum.

This publication is based on an Etext version provided by the Project Gutenberg. Dr. Giles's commentaries are included for the benefit of those who are not familiar with the Ancient Chinese History (500 BC).


Preface to Project Gutenburg
The Text of Sun Tzu
Appreciations of Sun Tzu
Chapter I. Laying Plans
Chapter II. Waging War
Chapter III. Attack by Stratagem
Chapter IV. Tactical Dispositions
Chapter V. Energy
Chapter VI. Weak Points and Strong
Chapter VII. Maneuvering
Chapter VIII. Variation in Tactics
Chapter IX. The Army on the March
Chapter X. Terrain
Chapter XI. The Nine Situations
Chapter XII. The Attack by Fire
Chapter XIII. The Use of Spies