New PDF release: Muye Dobo Tongji : Comprehensive Illustrated Manual of

By Duk-Moo Yi,Je-Ga Park,Sang H. Kim

In 1789, King Chongjo, ruler of the Yi dynasty, ordered common Yi Duk-moo to collect an legitimate textbook on all martial artwork types then found in Korea to maintain them for destiny generations. the end result, the Muye Dobo Tongji, is the one surviving classical textual content at the Korean arts of conflict. in keeping with the earliest identified Korean martial arts treatise, the Muye Chebo written in 1599, the Muye Dobo Tongji truly indicates the impression of the neighboring jap and chinese language armies.

Through hundreds of thousands of wars and invasions, Korean squaddies tailored battlefield talents and strategies from their enemies, making a certain method in their personal. geared up into 24 distinctive disciplines made from empty hand scuffling with, weaponry and horsemanship, this publication is a correct ancient photo of the warrior arts of the hermit nation within the overdue 18th century.

The liberate of the great Illustrated handbook of Martial Arts of historical Korea marks the 1st time this quantity comes in English. rigorously translated from the unique textual content and illustrated with reproductions of historical woodblock carvings, this ebook offers attention-grabbing insights into Korea’s martial arts legacy.

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