The martial arts: origins, philosophy, practice

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Prion,
Pub. Date:
1996.
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Rev. ed.
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English
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This is an introduction to the origins, philosophy, and practice of the world's martial arts. It provides a chapter-by-chapter tour of the many varieties of martial arts, such as aikido, iai-do, jiu-jitsu, judo, karate, kendo, kung fu, kyudo, naginata, ninjutsu, sumo, taekwon-do, and Thai boxing, discussing how and why these arts developed, their ways and laws, founding myths and heroes, and the culture that created them. A glossary of martial arts terminology and an illustrated section on martial arts weaponry are also included.
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