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Martial Arts History, Wing Chun and Chinese Martial Studies.

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may 4th

Do the martial arts unite or divide us? Kung Fu and the production of “social capital”

        Introduction     The martial arts emerge from a nexus of swirling social anxieties. Are these arts the epitome of personal violence, or a pathway to peace? Do they find expression within singular warriors, or are... Continue Reading →

Through a Lens Darkly (4): Chinese Martial Arts and the Military.

I would like to use two sets of images to explore the somewhat complex subject of the Chinese military's relationship with the traditional martial arts.  Modern Chinese history has witnessed a vast number of military and para-military forces and not... Continue Reading →

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