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A Hong Kong Southern Praying Mantis Cult

By Daniel M. Amos, Ph.D.




A Hong Kong Southern Praying Mantis Cult

When a person starts to study a martial art, he or she is actually joining a social group to do so. The social structures of Hong Kong martial arts temple cults provide Chinese shunted aside by the dominant status system with an alternative, albeit secondary, system of status achievement. Here, the author presents details of study and social setting.

SOURCE: Journal of Asian Martial Arts, Vol. 6 No. 4 (1997): 32 pages.


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