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Building Men on the Mat: Traditional Manly Arts and the Asian Martial Arts in America

By Geoffrey Wingard, M.Ed.




Building Men on the Mat: Traditional Manly Arts and the Asian Martial Arts in America

The article utilizes archival material from the 18th through the 20th centuries, as well as analyses from relevant social science literature, to demonstrate that the martial arts are integral to American society and are not ad hoc additions to contemporary popular culture. Specific fighting arts practiced during this period are discussed.

SOURCE: Journal of Asian Martial Arts, Vol. 18 No. 1 (2009): 14 pages.


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