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- ABC-CLIO 2010; US$ 180.00
ABC-CLIO's Martial Arts of the World: An Encyclopedia of History and Innovation is the most authoritative reference ever published on combat disciplines from around the world and across history. Coverage includes Shaolin monks, jousting knights, Roman gladiators, Westerner gunfighters, samurai warriors, and heavyweight boxers. These iconic figures... more...
- McBooks Press 2011; US$ 9.99
This compilation of boxing-related commentary, criticism, reportage, and analysis represents the decade's best from award-winning sports journalist George Kimball. With selections culled from a wide array of publications including Boxing Digest , the Irish Times , ESPN.com, and TheSweetScience.com, this is a hard-hitting look at the current state... more...
- Running Press 2011; US$ 14.95
What were the ten most fantastic knockouts in boxing history? Which pugilist had the greatest jab of all time? What were the sport?s most intense rivalries? Who scored the biggest upsets in the sport?s annals? Which fighters have the best nicknames? These questions and many others are answered in this bold collection of ranked lists from two of boxing?s... more...
- Andrews UK 2011; US$ 13.99
Left Hooks and Dangerous Crooks is an explosive book that takes the reader on a thrilling journey from the birth of bare knuckle and unlicensed boxing to the present day and blows the whistle on the many myths and misrepresentations about the sport that have existed in the past. As the criminal underworld has well known connections with the world of... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2011; US$ 39.95
Born to former slaves on St. Croix in 1860, Peter Jackson made his name as a boxer with his smooth, fast style and a dangerous one-two combination. After immigrating to Australia, Jackson became that country's national heavyweight champion in 1886 before moving on to the United States and claiming the title of Colored Champion of the World in 1888.... more...
- Penguin Group US 2011; US$ 14.99
Two veteran martial arts instructors and a renowned comic book illustrator deliver the ultimate course in self-defense More than three million Americans are involved in a violent physical encounter every year. In these situations, knowledge is power, and few teachers are better equipped to deliver that knowledge than Lawrence Kane and Kris Wilder.... more...
- Black Belt Communications 1987; US$ 10.99
Originally published in 1963, this book includes personal testimonies regarding the author and his art from James Y. Lee, the legendary Ed Parker, and jujutsu icon Wally Jay. Through hand-drawn diagrams and captioned photo sequences, Lee?s text comes to life as he demonstrates a variety of training exercises and fighting techniques. Topics include... more...
- Black Belt Communications 1975; US$ 13.99
Compiled from Bruce Lee?s notes and essays and originally published in 1975, Tao of Jeet Kune Do is the best-selling martial arts book in the world. This iconic work explains the science and philosophy behind jeet kune do—the art Lee invented—and includes hundreds of Lee?s illustrations. Topics include Zen and enlightenment, kicking, striking, grappling,... more...
- Mainstream Publishing 2011; US$ 13.99
Few sports polarise public opinion as boxing does. Some contend that it is repugnant and barbaric, for others a legitimate, regulated contest of skill, strength and willpower. What cannot be denied is that the fight game has produced some of sport's greatest icons. Many more are content to make a decent living or at least supplement their income... more...
- Tuttle Publishing 2011; US$ 15.95
In the tradition of The Martial Artist's Book of Five Rings , one of America's most experienced teachers of karate offers new interpretations of fundamental martial arts texts. The book includes new translations of essays on leadership, correct behavior, character, and values. "Hereditary Manual of Fighting Techniques" by Yagyu Tajimanokami Munenori... more...