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Striking beauty

Allen, Barry

Striking beauty

a philosophical look at the Asian martial arts

by Allen, Barry

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mind and body,
  • Human body (Philosophy),
  • Philosophy,
  • Martial arts

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementBarry Allen
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsB105.B64 A45 2015
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 252 pages
    Number of Pages252
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27187672M
    ISBN 100231172729
    ISBN 109780231172721
    LC Control Number2014049265
    OCLC/WorldCa900031661


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