The martial arts almanac
Lowell House Juvenile, 1997 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 87 pages
From Bruce Lee and Benny Urquidez to the latest Jackie Chan blockbuster film, this updated edition of The Martial Arts Almanac is the first-ever comprehensive look into the exotic world of martial arts. Young martial arts fans can read all about aikido, tae kwon do, kung fu, karate, and a host of other styles, as well as the great masters who made them famous.
-- Dozens of photographs, illustrations, and sidebars
-- Index and glossary for help with foreign terms
-- Interview with a real martial arts master
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