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Combat, ritual, and performance : anthropology of the martial arts

Author: David E Jones
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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All cultures possess some forms of martial arts, although these have not been commonly studied by anthropologists, which is an oversight that the present collection of papers seeks to remedy.

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Genre/Form: Cross-cultural studies
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David E Jones
ISBN: 089789779X 9780897897792
OCLC Number: 49760676
Description: xiv, 242 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Introduction : Toward a definition of the martial arts / David E. Jones --
Toward a theory of martial arts as performance art / Deborah Klens-Bigman --
The Ayyars : warriors of Seistan (Afghanistan) / Homayun Sidky --
Competitive performance and cultural identity in southwest Tanzania / James G. Ellison --
The women's army of the Dahomey / Catherine Hodge McCoid and Yvonne J. Johnson --
Wave people : the martial arts and the American imagination / John J. Donohue --
Pehlwani : Indian wrestling and somatic nationalism / Joseph S. Alter --
Ritual and the ideal of society in karate / Michael Ashkenazi --
Dangerous encounters : ritual battles in Andean Bolivia / Elayne Zorn --
Theater of combat : a critical look at the Chinese martial arts / Charles Holcombe --
Bwang : a martial art of the Caroline Islands / William A. Lessa and Carlos G. Velez-Ibanez --
War clubs and falcon warriors : war club use in southeastern native American chiefdoms / Wayne Van Horne --
Herding the ox, wielding the sword / John J. Donohue.
Responsibility: edited by David E. Jones.

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