A dictionary of the martial arts

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Charles E. Tuttle Co., Oct 15, 1991 - Sports & Recreation - 276 pages
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From popular forms such as ju-jutsu, karate, and kung-fu to the less familiar practices of kyudo, kendo, and yabusame, this reference contains the rules of contest for all the major martial arts. Comprehensive, well-illustrated, and cross-referenced, its alphabetically arranged entries cover both technical and historical aspects. 301 illustrations.

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Contents

Section 1
2
Section 2
20
Section 3
24
Section 4
27
Section 5
30
Section 6
36
Section 7
56
Section 8
68
Section 17
163
Section 18
165
Section 19
173
Section 20
184
Section 21
189
Section 22
205
Section 23
207
Section 24
217

Section 9
90
Section 10
105
Section 11
112
Section 12
121
Section 13
123
Section 14
126
Section 15
129
Section 16
140
Section 25
226
Section 26
259
Section 27
261
Section 28
271
Section 29
273
Section 30
274
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About the author (1991)

Frederic is the author of numerous cholarly and reference books on Asian and South Asian societies and religions. He lived in Paris until his death.

Crompton is a leading practitioner of tai chi and publisher of martial arts books based in the UK.

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