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An Illustrated History of Martial Arts in America: 1900 to Present

Emil Farkas

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ISBN 10: 189730790X / ISBN 13: 9781897307908
Published by Rising Sun Productions
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Paperback. 269 pages. Dimensions: 10.1in. x 7.0in. x 1.1in.271 pages filled with hundreds and hundreds rare photos of everyone who has made an impact on American martial arts since it started in 1905 with Judo lessons being taught in the White House to Teddy Roosevelt. Names like Bruce Lee, Ed Parker, Peter Urban, Richard Kim, HIdetaka Nishiyama, Funakoshi, Kano, Wallace, Lewis, Urquidez, Smith Jackson Blanks and so many more. Each photo has a short description beside it written by Americas historian Emil Farkas. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Bookseller Inventory # 9781897307908

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Title: An Illustrated History of Martial Arts in ...

Publisher: Rising Sun Productions

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition:New

Book Type: Paperback

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This fantastic book written by Emil Farkas, co-author of the incredible Encyclopedia Of Martial Arts, is a one of a kind.
The book covers the period from 1900 to present and has hundreds of amazingly rare and historically significant photos in it from President Teddy Roosevelt who trained in Judo in the dojo at the White House to the grappling craze of today.
Nostalgic photos of Norris, Snipes, Bruce Lee, Robert Trias, Peter Urban and many more are included plus a selection of some of the books that changed the martial arts here in America. Authors like Draeger, Tegner, Demura, and many more have their books highlighted.
Films and rare movie posters like that of Game Of Death, American Ninja, Karate Kid, Enter The Dragon and many more are included.
Farkas has meticulously written a description for each photo explaining exactly what and where it was shot and who is in it.
The book is divided into chapters designated by the decade so you can see the actual progression over the Century.

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271 pages filled with hundreds and hundreds rare photos of everyone who has made an impact on American martial arts since it started in 1905 with Judo lessons being taught in the White House to Teddy Roosevelt. Names like Bruce Lee, Ed Parker, Peter Urban, Richard Kim, HIdetaka Nishiyama, Funakoshi, Kano, Wallace, Lewis, Urquidez, Smith Jackson Blanks and so many more. Each photo has a short description beside it written by America's historian Emil Farkas.

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