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Unformatted text preview: The Art of War by Sun Tzu. The Art of War was written in early China as a guide for military strategy of the day. This text has stood the test of time and was used for centuries afterward as a guide for generals in warfare. In modern times the book has taken on a new role as its old lessons on military strategy and warfare are converted for use in the modern corporate business world. It is surprising how much value these lessons continue to hold thousands of years after they were originated The pounding of shells, the mines, the death traps, the massive, blind destruction, the acrid stench of rotting flesh, the communal graves, the charred bodies, and the fear. These are the images of war. War has changed over the centuries from battles of legions of ironclad soldiers enveloped in glimmering armor fighting for what they believe to senseless acts of guerrilla warfare against those too coward to be draft-dodgers While Napoleon was not an original military thinker, he refined the ideas of others to develop...
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This note was uploaded on 04/05/2008 for the course MSL 102 taught by Professor Sergeant during the Winter '07 term at Cal Poly.
- Winter '07