The Shaolin Monastery: History, Religion, and the Chinese Martial Arts. Meir SHAHAR.

The Shaolin Monastery: History, Religion, and the Chinese Martial Arts

Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press, 2008. 9.5 x 6.5 inches. 281 pages. A near-fine copy. Item #408937
ISBN: 9780824831103

First edition. 'This meticulously researched and eminently readable study considers the economic, political, and religious factors that led Shaolin monks to disregard the Buddhist prohibition against violence and instead create fighting techniques that by the 21st century have spread throughout the world" (the publisher).

Price: $150.00

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