This web site contains annotations integral to the book The Art of War by
Sun Tzu, presented by the Denma Translation Group (Shambhala Publications,
2001). That book translates the Sun Tzu, with essays and commentary. At the
present web site Kidder Smith, co-leader of the Denma Translation Group and
professor of Chinese history at Bowdoin College, provides a closer
examination of the Chinese texts from which the Denma translation was
Also included in the web site are audio versions of both the Chinese and
English texts. To find materials for a particular passage, click on the appropriate chapter number at the top right of the screen. Within each chapter, use the yellow trident to access the individual chapter sections. You may also go to the home site for the book The Art of War by
following the Victory over War link at the bottom of each screen.
For assistance in navigating this site, click here or on the help button. For a more detailed description of the site
and the sources upon which it draws, click here or on the overview button.