Fieldwork Dilemmas in Upland Socialist Asia
A multi-disciplinary volume reflecting on the fieldwork practices and dilemmas of researchers studying ethnic minorities in upland socialist Asia, specifically China, Vietnam, and Laos.
A Complete Guide to History, Weapons and Fighting Skills
This in-depth, fully-illustrated guide covers the history and traditions of this Chinese martial art, describing its movements, and their effects. It contains a full teaching guide to this potent fighting system and its underlying principles, including the Twelve Animal Forms, linking forms, two person sets, basic skills and weapons training.
Imperial Expansion and Indigenous Society in Southwest China
An in-depth examination of how the Chinese imperial state impacted the social order of southwestern China’s minority peoples and redefined their histories and culture.
This concise introduction covers the history and spiritual principles of Reiki, an ancient Japanese healing system based on channelling spiritual energy through the hands.
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