The Martial Arts Origins, Philosophy, Practice
By Peter Lewis. 5"x 7.75", 191 pages, paperback. In this indispensable and encyclopedic introduction to the world's martial arts, Peter Lewis lifts the shrouds of mystery and tradition to reveal how and why each of the martial arts was developed, their way and laws, different forms of martial arts, major schools and styles, founding myths and heroes. Everything you need to know about the martial arts from aikido to Zen.