Chinese Martial Arts
From Antiquity to the Twenty-First Century
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In the global world of the twenty-first century, martial arts are practised for self-defense and sporting purposes only. However, for thousands of years, they were a central feature of military practice in China. This book charts the history of combat in China from the Bronze Age to the present.
- Category: Asia
- Published: Dec 05, 2011
- Publisher: Cambridge University Press
- Seller: Cambridge University Press (Books)
- Print Length: 288 Pages
- Language: English