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Author Antis, Andrew Joseph., author

Title An English translation of the texts of the Takenouchi School of Japanese classical martial arts : an historical, pedagogical, and philosophical study / translated by Andrew Joseph Antis ; with a foreword by Robin Fujikawa
Published Lewiston, NY : The Edwin Mellen Press, [2013]
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Description 1 online resource (xv, 610 pages, 41 unnumbered page, 41 unnumbered page of plates)
Contents AN ENGLISH TRANSLATION OF THE TEXTS OF THE TAKENOUCHI SCHOOL OF JAPANESE CLASSICAL MARTIAL ARTS: An Historical, Pedagogical, and Philosophical Study; Copyright Page; Dedication; Table of Contents; List of Figures; Abstract; Foreword; Acknowledgements; Conventions of Language; Chapter 1 -- Introduction to the Takenouchi School of Japanese Classical Martial Arts; Chapter 2 -- Historical Narrative of the Takenouchi School of Japanese Classical Martial Arts; A Translation of the Martial Arts of Divine Transmission: The Takenouchi School (Shinden no bujutsu Takenouchi ryū)
A Translation of Martial Arts Austerities: A Soldier's Preparation of Mind -- One Hundred Poems Collection (Bujutsu shugyō kokoro no biheika hyakushushū) with Translator CommentaryA Translation of the Takenouchi School Heart-Mind Pivotal Poem (Takenouchi ryū shinyōka) with Translator Commentary; Chapter 5 -- Conclusion; Epilogue; References; Appendices; Appendix A; Appendix B; Appendix C; Appendix D; Appendix E; Appendix F; Appendix G; Appendix H; Appendix I; Appendix J; Appendix K; Appendix L; Appendix M; Appendix N; Appendix O; Page 1; Page 1; Page 1; Page 1; Page 1; Page 1; Page 1; Page 1
Chapter 3 -- Curriculum Catalog: A Translation of the Takenouchi Curriculum Catalog (Takenouchi ryū mokuroku) With CommentaryChapter 4 -- Philosophical Texts of the Takenouchi School of Japanese Classical Martial Arts; A Translation of An Unnamable Place to Be: Wordly Desires and Myriads of Buddha's Wisdom of the Immoveable (Mumei jūchi: bonnō shobutsu fudōchi) with Translator Commentary; A Translation of The Scroll of the Form and Its Function (Taiyō no maki {Karada no maki}) with Translator Commentary
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Summary Modern forms of grappling and wrestling martial arts in Japan can trace their historical and philosophical roots back to the Takenouchi School. Antis argues that there is a body of evidence that proves this point, and he expands upon previous work by translating rare historical scrolls, poetry, and other documents. Modern martial arts have spiritual connections to this particular school, and it is presented as a physical and curricular manifestation of philosophical and religious traditions that extend throughout Asian history. The author provides an exhaustive reference guide based on an accu
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Print version record
Subject Takeuchi family -- History.
Jiu-jitsu -- Japan -- History.
Martial arts schools -- Japan -- History.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0773407421 (electronic bk.)
9780773407428 (electronic bk.)