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Myths and Legends of the Martial Arts

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These colorful tales trace the origins and illuminate the philosophies of each of the martial arts. Karate, kung fu, judo, aikido, sumo—each discipline of the martial arts is, at its most developed point, as much a philosophy as a code of war. Like any culture, each martial art has its founding myths, which reveal its origins and make sense of its underlying principles. Th ...more
Paperback, 241 pages
Published April 1st 1998 by Prion
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