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Published: 24 February 2021

280 Pages


ISBN: 9780197540343

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The Invention of Martial Arts

Popular Culture Between Asia and America

Paul Bowman

  • Offers a compelling new argument about the primary role of media in the history of martial arts
  • Analyzes a wide range of media texts, many of which have so far been neglected by scholars
  • Combines archival research, critical analysis, and cultural theory

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