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Taijiquan and the Search for the Little Old Chinese Man

Understanding Identity through Martial Arts

by Adam Frank

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  • 27 Currently reading

Published by Palgrave Macmillan .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Anthropology,
  • Leisure,
  • Oriental martial arts,
  • Martial Arts & Self-Defense,
  • Ethnic Sociology,
  • Martial Arts,
  • Social Science,
  • Ethnic Issues,
  • Sociology,
  • China,
  • Anthropology - Cultural,
  • Ethnic Studies - Asian American Studies,
  • Exercise,
  • Social Science / Ethnic Studies / Asian American Studies,
  • Tai chi

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages336
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8400514M
    ISBN 101403968284
    ISBN 109781403968289


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This 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 by: The first half of the book focuses on the author's own experience of studying taijiquan with teachers in the The first book-length ethnography of a Chinese martial arts association, the book tackles the general question of how human beings form viewpoints of themselves and others through the practice of an art--in this case, the art of taijiquan (a.k.a.

"tai chi")/5(6). Following the path and the myth of the 'little old Chinese man,' both in embodied practice and in mediated representations, Frank tracks the circuitous and often surprising turns of cultural imaginations in both the East and the : $ This book is an ethnographic study of the martial art of taijiquan (or 'tai chi') as it is practiced in China and the United States.

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1 This book is Adam D. Frank’s anthropology doctoral thesis under Deborah Kapchan’s direction, defended in at the University of Texas at Austin. The study is based on the author’s practice of “supreme ultimate Taijiquan and the Search for the Little Old Chinese Man book taijiquan, under the Jianquan Taijiquan Association (JTA), which was founded in Shanghai in by the martial arts master Wu : Georges Favraud.

Drawing on recent literature in urban studies, Chapter 4 focuses on taijiquan in the context of Shanghai's history and development, positing it as a form of public art that reflects Shanghai people's simultaneous negotiation of past, present, and future.

In Chapter 5, the author approaches taijiquan as a master symbol of the Chinese nation. TAIJIQUAN AND THE SEARCH FOR THE LITTLE OLD CHINESE MAN: RITUALIZING RACE THROUGH MARTIAL ARTS. Dissertation | Adam Dean Frank, BA, MA | download | B–OK.

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Taijiquan and the search for the little old Chinese man: understanding identity through martial arts. [Adam D Frank] -- The first book-length ethnography of a Chinese martial arts association, the book tackles the general question of how human beings form viewpoints of themselves and others through the practice of an.

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Lowell Lewis; Old Password. New Password. Too Short Weak Medium Strong Very Strong Too Long. Along with Chinese art, medicine, and philosophy, taijiquan has left the confines of its original culture, and offers health, relaxation, and a method of self-defense to people around the globe. Using the early texts now known as The Taijiquan Classics which have served as a touchstone for t’ai chi practitioners for years, this book explores the fundamental ideas and what they mean to.

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This book explains the five levels of Taijiquan from complete beginner to highest level practitioner. Presenting a word for word translation, with commentary, of Grandmaster Chen Xiaowang's original Chinese.

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