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The Shaolin monastery : history, religion, and the Chinese martial arts

Author: Mēʼîr Šaḥar
Publisher: Honolulu : Univ. of Hawai'i Press, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : [Nachdr.]View all editions and formats
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Charts the history of the Shaolin Temple and the evolution of its world-renowned martial arts. This study considers the economic, political, and religious factors that led Shaolin monks to disregard  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mēʼîr Šaḥar
ISBN: 9780824831103 9780824833497 082483349X 0824831101
OCLC Number: 602911450
Description: XI, 281 Seiten : Illustrationen
Responsibility: Meir Shahar.

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"A real gift to martial arts enthusiasts and historians alike. Combining scholarly caution and respectful appreciation, Shahar shows how much and how little can be learned about the origins of the Read more...

 
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