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Bubishi: The Classic Manual of Combat Hardcover – 1 Oct 2008

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"Patrick McCarthy is the foremost Western historian of karate-do."—Fighting Arts International

"Patrick McCarthy's Bubishi is a thoroughly researched translation and commentary that will intrigue even the most advanced reader…an extensive study that is comprehensible to the modern reader while losing none of the work's ancient wisdom."—Budo Dojo

"This work is a milestone of epic proportions which will help to bridge the gap between Chinese and Okinawan culture."—Traditional Karate

"Patrick McCarthy's research is both comprehensive and meticulous…a welcome edition to any martial arts library."—Karate International

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  • Hardcover: 256 pages
  • Publisher: Tuttle Publishing; Hardcover with Jacket edition (1 October 2008)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0804838283
  • ISBN-13: 978-0804838283
  • Product Dimensions: 15.2 x 3 x 22.9 cm
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