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Martial Arts Studies: Disrupting Disciplinary Boundaries

  title={Martial Arts Studies: Disrupting Disciplinary Boundaries},
  author={Paul Bowman},
The phrase “martial arts studies” is increasingly circulating as a term to describe a new field of interest. But many academic fields including history, philosophy, anthropology, and Area studies already engage with martial arts in their own particular way. Therefore, is there really such a thing as a unique field of martial arts studies? Martial Arts Studies is the first book to engage directly with these questions. It assesses the multiplicity and heterogeneity of possible approaches to… Expand
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