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    Various rare budo books on ebay

    I have a bunch of Japanese and some Russian language martial art books for sale on Ebay.

    This Judo kata book (already has one bid), this jujutsu book from 1914, a wartime randori no kata judo...
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    WWII Jukendo book--Japanese

    Japanese jukendo book from 1943. I listed it on ebay. Not many jukendo books floating out there, even in Japan...

    Mike Wert
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    Naginata book from WWII

    Rare 1941 Japanese language book I have listed on ebay.
    Naginata books this old don't show up much.

    Mike Wert
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    From the description of the scrolls on another...

    From the description of the scrolls on another website (congrats--you must be the winner) it seems like they're all from the Meiwa, An'ei and Tenmei periods (1760s, 1770s, 1780s--from the photos I...
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    katana to kendo 1940

    I have a magazine from 1940 called "Katana to kendo" that I've listed here on ebay. I have more that I'm selling if this one generates any interest. If you have any questions, feel free to contact...
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    Father of North Korean Judo

    I thought some of you might like to read this article about Kim Jung Un's maternal grandfather, a judo teacher in Osaka and later failed pro wrestler, who moved to North Korea to become the father of...
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    Rare Books--ebay

    I've put up the following rare books for sale on ebay.
    If they don't sell and you're interested, drop me a line.

    Doshin So Shorinji Kempo: Philosophy and Techniques
    Motokatsu Inoue two volume...
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    I'll give you the short version: founded by Umeji...

    I'll give you the short version: founded by Umeji Kenran who died in 1951. Focuses on the "mind" aspect of kyudo. Was greatly respected by Awa Kenzo, the teacher in "zen in the art of archery" and...
  9. I saw this book at the University of Chicago book...

    I saw this book at the University of Chicago book exhibit during the Assocation of Asian Studies conference in Chicago a few weeks ago. They ran out of display copies so I ordered one. Seems like...
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    New book on Shaolin

    Some of you might be interested in a new martial arts book on the Shaolin Temple, a scholarly study, by Meir Shahar. He did an interesting article about the Shaolin temple a few years ago that was...
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    A very good and recent book that might help people better understand the status system would be David Howell's Geographies of Identity in Nineteenth Century Japan (California U Press 2005) in...
  12. I've just joined this thread, but to get back to...

    I've just joined this thread, but to get back to the original question, I'll be sending out an article I've just completed on this very topic to either Monumenta Nipponica or The Journal of Japanese...
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    One More

    I would add another book, has an academic study of hiden with a chapter on yagyu shinkage ryu,

    Morinaga, Maki Isaka
    Secrecy in Japanese arts : "secret transmission" as a mode of knowledge / ...
  14. Also, the idea that the Tokugawa "enforced a...

    Also, the idea that the Tokugawa "enforced a strict isolationist policy" is a bit old textbook. Read Ron Toby's State and Diplomacy in Early Modern Japan published in 1984 for more on this topic. ...
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    Read Cartographies of Desire by Gregory...

    Read Cartographies of Desire by Gregory Pflugfelder. His excellent book is about shudo, male-male sexuality in the Edo period and beyond. Shudo was a practice eventually imitated by wealthy...
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    Evolution of the Japanese sword?? I guess since...

    Evolution of the Japanese sword?? I guess since this is a geography class you're going to make some trace sword making across Asia or something? What is the assignment exactly.
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    Your teacher should've told you about JSTOR ...

    Your teacher should've told you about JSTOR found at www.jstor.org
    This is free if you use it on a computer on campus. What is your paper about anyway?

    If you have time you should also check...
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    Yeah, I'm an O and people here in Japan always...

    Yeah, I'm an O and people here in Japan always tell me that I must be laid back and happy go lucky. The odd thing is that the Japanese don't seem to ever talk about, or even know about, the...
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    AND I would agree that the Tokugawa Period is not...

    AND I would agree that the Tokugawa Period is not as peaceful as people think it is. But the hundreds of uprisings that happen even in the last ten years of the bakufu aren't killing people. ...
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    I'm talking late 18th early 19th, not moments...

    I'm talking late 18th early 19th, not moments after Tokugawa was established.
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    This is an interesting topic Ok, during my...

    This is an interesting topic

    Ok, during my teaching at UC Irvine this summer ("Violence in East Asia: 12th-19th Centuries") I discovered one thing: that in early modern China there are just as...
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    I think the key is that these are stories , which...

    I think the key is that these are stories , which have a motive and an audience in mind when written. They do not reflect reality. For a good anecdote about a low ranking samurai who gets into...
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    old jukendo book 1915

    See ebay quick for this

    http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=3591374900&category=1127
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    The best one that I use is www.alc.co.jp ...

    The best one that I use is

    www.alc.co.jp

    has lots of technical terms
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    The Randmon book is great, and I see it a lot on...

    The Randmon book is great, and I see it a lot on ebay selling for really cheap which always suprises me. Just keep doing book searches for "martial arts" and you'll find it eventually. I've bought...
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