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Classical Bujutsu : The Martial Arts and Ways of Japan - Donn F. Draeger

Classical Bujutsu

The Martial Arts and Ways of Japan

Paperback Published: 18th December 2007
ISBN: 9780834802339
Number Of Pages: 112

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Bujutsu, or the combative arts of Japan, evolved amid the incessant warfare of medieval Japan. They provided the warrior with the technical and psychological training that prepared him to use his weapons in actual combat. "Classical Bujutsu" describes sixteen major forms of bujutsu, and emphasizes the intensely practical nature of these martial arts. Donn F. Draeger was a U.S. Marine Corps officer and a historian of martial arts disciplines, in which he held a variety of expert ranks and teaching licenses. He was technical director of the magazine Martial Arts International and author of many books on the fighting arts of Asia. He died in 1982.

ISBN: 9780834802339
ISBN-10: 0834802333
Series: Martial Arts and Ways of Japan
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 112
Published: 18th December 2007
Publisher: Shambhala Publications Inc
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 25.4 x 18.3  x 0.8
Weight (kg): 0.29
Edition Number: 1
Edition Type: Revised