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    WMA articles from Bartitsu.org

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    Those are pretty damn interesting. Does Ms. Godfrey practice or is she just a researcher? Just curious after reading what she wrote her Dissertation on.
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    AFAIK Emy Godfrey took a self defense course in college, and that inspired her to focus on the history of that subject academically. She's currently prepping a companion history of women's self defense in the Victorian and Edwardian periods; she's also interviewed in the upcoming Bartitsu documentary.
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    Awesome keep us updated. A history of Women's SD sounds interesting and new.
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    I'm mostly looking forward to the next book as a serious study of the jujitsu-trained Bodyguards of the British Suffragette movement; they really deserve to be better known.
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    It's too bad the publishers want so much for Emy Godfrey's book. As much as I love this stuff there's no way I can justify shelling out 80 dollars for a 200-page book. I know it's specialist subject matter but even so surely it doesn't cost that much to print stuff.
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    Quote Originally Posted by TheVigilante View Post
    It's too bad the publishers want so much for Emy Godfrey's book. As much as I love this stuff there's no way I can justify shelling out 80 dollars for a 200-page book. I know it's specialist subject matter but even so surely it doesn't cost that much to print stuff.
    IMS, the target customer is University Libraries and academic dollars.

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