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- Tuttle Publishing 1990; US$ 9.95
Shaolin Temple boxing is the father of all boxing forms in China and is a close ancestor of Japanese karate. Despite the widespread study of Shaolin boxing, however, the true origins and history of this exciting martial art have been obscured by wildly fanciful myths and legends that have arisen over the centuries, leading martial-arts authority... more...
- Tuttle Publishing 1990; US$ 12.95
Unlike most martial arts, Chinese internal (soft-style) boxing does not depend on muscular strength. The secret behind its power lies in the cultivation and practical application of internal energy--ch'i, There are basically three soft-style martial arts: T'ai-chi, already well known worldwide, and Hsing-i and Pa-kua, relative newcomers to the West.... more...
- Tuttle Publishing 1990; US$ 12.95
This book outlines the history of Pa-kua—a style of boxing based on the eight (pa) trigrams (kua) of the I Ching —and gives a thorough account of the philosophy behind the art. It also presents to the West for the first the orthodox style of the last Chinese Pa-kua master Wang Shu-chin. Described in great detail and fully illustrated are the... more...
- Apress 2006; US$ 34.99
Building Online Communities with Drupal, phpBB, and Wordpress is authored by a team of experts, including Jared Smith, a long time support team member of the phpBBHacks.com web site who has been building sites with phpBB since the first beta releases, and Mike Little, the founder and a contributing developer of the WordPress project. more...
- Tuttle Publishing 2011; US$ 19.95
The late Cheng Man-ch'ing was an international authority on T'ai Chi and wrote two earlier books on the topic. Robert W. Smith is also the author of The Secrets of Shaolin Temple Boxing and A Complete Guide to Judo . He lives in Hendersonville, North Carolina. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 188.00
This book explores Russia's stunning success of ushering in the space age by launching Sputnik and beating the United States into space. It also examines the formation of NASA, the race for human exploration of the moon, the reality of global satellite communications, and a new generation of scientific spacecraft that began exploring the universe.... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 139.95
Using case studies from many different cultures and continents Father-Daughter Succession in Family Business looks at the cultural and other changes which have led to daughters gaining influence in more and more family businesses and the tensions this can produce between old notions of how men and women should behave and the new style of leadership... more...
- Princeton University Press 2010; US$ 60.00
China's stunning diversity of natural habitats--from parched deserts to lush tropical forests--is home to more than 10 percent of the world's mammal species. A Guide to the Mammals of China is the most comprehensive guide to all 556 species of mammals found in China. It is the only single-volume reference of its kind to fully describe the physical... more...