Taijiquan and the Search for the Little Old Chinese Man: Understanding Identity through Martial Arts
  • Taijiquan and the Search for the Little Old Chinese Man: Understanding Identity through Martial Arts
  • Taijiquan and the Search for the Little Old Chinese Man: Understanding Identity through Martial Arts

Taijiquan and the Search for the Little Old Chinese Man: Understanding Identity through Martial Arts

by Adam Frank
     
 

ISBN-10: 1403968284

ISBN-13: 9781403968289

Pub. Date: 11/14/2006

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan

This book is an ethnographic study of the martial art of taijiquan (or 'tai chi') as it is practiced in China and the United States. Drawing on recent literature on ethnicity, critical race theory, the phenomenology of race, and globalization, the author discusses identity in terms of sensual experience and the transmission/receipt of knowledge.  See more details below

Overview

This book is an ethnographic study of the martial art of taijiquan (or 'tai chi') as it is practiced in China and the United States. Drawing on recent literature on ethnicity, critical race theory, the phenomenology of race, and globalization, the author discusses identity in terms of sensual experience and the transmission/receipt of knowledge.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781403968289
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date:
11/14/2006
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
336
Product dimensions:
5.72(w) x 8.55(h) x 0.98(d)

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Table of Contents

Qi, Daoism, and the Mystique of Lore Bodies, Lineages, Alleys Park Lives and Secret Spaces Taijiquan as Public Art Taijiquan as Master Symbol Fantasy, Poetry, Heroes Chinatown in Space From Transnation to Body

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