History Matters Sun Tzu and the Art of Becoming Famous How did Sun Tzu and The Art of War become synonymous with strategy in the West? Peter Lorge | Published in History Today Volume 73 Issue 10 October 2023 Chinese warlord Cao Cao – who wrote one of the earliest military commentaries to Sun Tzu’s Art of War – meeting with politician Hua Xin, Chinese, late 19th-early 20th century. Album/Alamy Stock Photo. To continue reading this article you will need to purchase access to the online archive. Buy Online Access Buy Print & Archive Subscription If you have already purchased access, or are a print & archive subscriber, please ensure you are logged in. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any problems.