Taijiquan and the Search for the Little Old Chinese Man: Understanding Identity through Martial Arts

@article{Favraud2008TaijiquanAT,
  title={Taijiquan and the Search for the Little Old Chinese Man: Understanding Identity through Martial Arts},
  author={Georges Favraud},
  journal={China perspectives},
  year={2008},
  pages={104}
}
Adam D. Frank, Taijiquan and the Search for the Little Old Chinese Man: Understanding Identity through Martial Arts, New York, PalgraveMacMillan, 2006, 320 pp.This book is Adam D. Frank's anthropology doctoral thesis under Deborah Kapchan's direction, defended in 2003 at the University of Texas at Austin. The study is based on the author's practice of "supreme ultimate boxing," taijiquan, under the Jianquan Taijiquan Association (JTA), which was founded in Shanghai in 1935 by the martial arts… Expand
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