Art of Chinese Kung Fu, The

Art of Chinese Kung Fu, The

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Spiritual, moral, philosophical, and of course martial elements are at the heart of the Kung Fu practice. The Art of Chinese Kung Fu explores these core tenets. The first section of the book is concerned with aesthetic manifestations, from photography to modern popular culture. Kung Fu's most famous practitioners, including Bruce Lee and Jackie Chan, and seminal movies like "Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon" and "Kill Bill" are featured prominently. The latter section of the book digs deeper into the history and lore of the practice in remote parts of China, in the temples and cities where it now flourishes. The philosophical beliefs behind the practice and the important tenets of harmony and inclusiveness, are presented faithfully.
ISBN 9781584235699. Gingko Press.
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Spiritual, moral, philosophical, and of course martial elements are at the heart of the Kung Fu practice. The Art of Chinese Kung Fu explores these core tenets. The first section of the book is concerned with aesthetic manifestations, from photography to modern popular culture. Kung Fu's most famous practitioners, including Bruce Lee and Jackie Chan, and seminal movies like "Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon" and "Kill Bill" are featured prominently. The latter section of the book digs deeper into the history and lore of the practice in remote parts of China, in the temples and cities where it now flourishes. The philosophical beliefs behind the practice and the important tenets of harmony and inclusiveness, are presented faithfully.
  • Publisher
    Gingko Press
  • Release
    July 2014
  • Binding
    hb
  • Format
    160 pages. 220 ills. 21 x 27 cm
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  • Date added
    July 2014