The treatise has long been a hidden source of great Chinese wisdom and has been passed down as secret knowledge. Stratagems contain not only cover military cunning but also the key to success, the science of power and the art of communication and people management.
The collection of the Museum of Chinese Calligraphy and Painting now includes a unique edition of “THE THIRTY-SIX STRATAGEMS. Ancient Chinese Treatise”, which was published by St. Petersburg publishing house «Rare Book» in 2016.
The book has a circulation of 30 numbered copies signed by the publisher and the artists, one of which was donated to the State Hermitage Museum, and our copy is now on display at the World Calligraphy Museum in the village of Orekhovo.