Many Indo-Malay martial arts are kept private, taught in secluded areas away from the public. These are arts of the older tradition, developed when combative knowledge was valued for its use in protecting the sanctity of life. This two-volume anthology brings together a great collection of writings by authors who dove into the deepest realms of Indo-Malay combatives. They offer readers a rare viewing of martial traditions that is usually hidden behind social shrouds of secrecy and a clannish…
ISBN 10 : 1893765210
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Many Indo-Malay martial arts are kept private, taught in secluded areas away from the public. These are arts of the older tradition, developed when combative knowledge was valued f..
ISBN 10 : 9781402093562
ISBN 13 : 140209356X
This is the first in-depth study of the Malay martial art, silat, and the first ethnographic account of the Haqqani Islamic Sufi Order. Drawing on 12 years of research and practice..
ISBN 10 : 9400700563
ISBN 13 : 9789400700567
Mark R. Woodward’s Islam in Java: Normative Piety and Mysticism in the Sultanate of Yogyakarta (1989) was one of the most important work on Indonesian Islam of the era. This new ..
ISBN 10 : 9781438439686
ISBN 13 : 1438439687
A wide-ranging scholarly consideration of the martial arts...
ISBN 10 : 9781317278863
ISBN 13 : 1317278860
Routledge Handbook of Asian Theatre is an advanced level reference guide which surveys the rich and diverse traditions of classical and contemporary performing arts in Asia, showca..
ISBN 10 : 9781438775326
ISBN 13 : 1438775326
Philippines Country Study Guide - Strategic Information and Developments Volume 1 Strategic Information and Developments..