Venezuelan Stick Fighting: The Civilizing Process in Martial Arts

Venezuelan Stick Fighting: The Civilizing Process in Martial Arts

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781498533201
Publisher: Lexington Books
Publication date: 10/12/2016
Pages: 186
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Michael J. Ryan is research associate at Binghamton University.

Table of Contents

1. This is Garrote
2. The ‘Civilizing’ of a Nation
3. Sites and Pedagogies of Garrote
4. Secrecy and Deception
5. Belonging and the Role of Honor
6. Forging the Warriors Habitus
7. The Creation of a National Patrimony
8. Final Thoughts

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