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The Overlook Martial Arts Dictionary
     

The Overlook Martial Arts Dictionary

by Emil Farkas, John Corcoran, Farkas
 

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The first comprehensive dictionary of the Martial Arts language, for practitioners, students, and all armchair Samurai.
With more than two thousand entries, this pioneering reference includes a wealth of terms and technical nomenclature, techniques, styles, weapons, and advanced fighting theories pertaining to the martial arts, together with phonetics, literal

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The first comprehensive dictionary of the Martial Arts language, for practitioners, students, and all armchair Samurai.
With more than two thousand entries, this pioneering reference includes a wealth of terms and technical nomenclature, techniques, styles, weapons, and advanced fighting theories pertaining to the martial arts, together with phonetics, literal translations, and customary meaning. The entries are culled from English, Japanese, Korean, Chinese, Indonesian, Hindustani, Polynesian, and Philipino—all the languages of the martial arts lexicon.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780879519964
Publisher:
Overlook
Publication date:
06/01/1985
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.83(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

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