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The Tao of Deception
Language: en
Pages: 320
Authors: Ralph D. Sawyer
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007-02-13 - Publisher: Hachette UK

The history of China is a history of warfare. Wars have caused dynasties to collapse, fractured the thin fasade of national unity, and brought decades of alien occupation. But throughout Chinese history, its warfare has been guided by principles different from those that governed Europe. Chinese strategists followed the concept,
Lever of Power
Language: en
Pages: 468
Authors: Ralph D. Sawyer
Categories: Deception (Military science)
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-09-15 - Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

Despite being disparaged as the refuge of the weak and pernicious, the chosen mode of Asiatic and other duplicitous peoples, ever since antiquity deceptive measures have enabled dramatic battlefield success by acting as a "lever or power." Historical records unequivocally show both China and the West have virtually unbroken traditions
Book of Spies
Language: en
Pages: 168
Authors: Ralph D Sawyer
Categories: Deception (Military science)
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-07-29 - Publisher:

The only premodern contemplation of spies ever written apart from Sunzi's brief but incisive Art of War chapter, Jian Shu (Book of Spies) was completed in the last century of the severely weakened Qing dynasty to address pressing defensive needs. The first third of the book ponders the nature of
72 Hour Protocol
Language: en
Pages: 298
Authors: Howard Manson
Categories: Deception (Military science)
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-02-01 - Publisher: Em.C Press, a Division of Espionage Magazine.Com

She was just looking forward to a week of sightseeing. An American scientist with knowledge of nuclear secrets is abducted in China, interrogated and tortured before being spirited away into a three-day mind-melt in this debut spy thriller from Howard Manson. Katherine Richmond has two secrets. The Chinese want one
The Tao of Politics
Language: en
Pages: 96
Authors: Ed Bremson
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2005-07 - Publisher: iUniverse

The Tao Te Ching is a 2000 year-old Chinese manuscript of wisdom and advice. Almost half the manuscript deals with politics, government and war. It therefore seems natural to seek guidance, in those pages, for how to think about any political landscape, and especially the American political scene. That's what