The Art of War by Sun Tzu // Ancient Chinese Primary Source

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Here we have extracts from Sun Tzu's ancient classic, still relevant today.

Translated by Lionel Giles.

Huge thanks to Antony Cummins for the use of his images from his version of the text, and for his choice of extracts for this video.

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