A Book Review of our very own Agent of Action, Dr. Paul Bowman's "Mythologies of Martial Arts". In part 1 one of this review, I tackle the Introduction, in itself brings out questions and perspective that will carry through the rest of his text.
When is Martial Arts ever, Just Martial Arts?
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Episode 112 : The Source of the Myth
During this Episode
- Selling Pollution as Self Protection
- What comes first, the media, or the culture?
- Martial Arts are Marginal, even thought they are known
- Culture isn't a Noun, View it as a verb.
Pt 3 : KFP 113
The Final Installment of the Book Review for Mythologies of Martial Arts.
Jammed with information and inquisitive questions.
If a Martial Artits Doesn't Need History, What Do They Actually Need?
Pt 3 : What Does a Martial Artist Actually Need?
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