Taijiquan and the Search for the Little Old Chinese Man
By (author) Adam Frank
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Taijiquan and the Search for the Little Old Chinese Man by Adam Frank
Book DescriptionThis book is an ethnographic study of the martial art of taijiquan (or 'tai chi') as it is practiced in China and the United States. Drawing on recent literature on ethnicity, critical race theory, the phenomenology of race, and globalization, the author discusses identity in terms of sensual experience and the transmission/receipt of knowledge.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781403968289
(216mm x 140mm x 23mm)
Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan
Publisher: Palgrave USA
Publish Date: 5-Jun-2007
Country of Publication: United States
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Author Biography - Adam Frank
ADAM FRANK is a Freeman Teaching Fellow in East Asian Studies at Wittenberg University, USA.
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