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  1. Craig Jenkins is offline

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    Quote Originally Posted by DdlR View Post
    I've just received copies of both volumes so it'll take a while to assess the whole thing (600+ pages of dense print).

    The couple of articles I've read so far (on topics I have specialist knowledge in) have been very accurate indeed. Most of the contributors are well-regarded in academic as well as MA circles.

    Excellent - and thanks for reading in and offering your 'review'. I've added this to my list. Much appreciated.

    Have you read his previous effort "Martial Arts in the Modern World"? Looks interesting as well - ISBN 0275981533


    PS for those who think this will come up cheap used, remember that if it goes out of print used copies will end up being more, not less expensive. The chance that a 2 volume, $180 set will go through multiple printings seems low to me. Just my 2c, if it helps people who are on the fence.
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    Posted On:
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    Quote Originally Posted by Craig Jenkins View Post
    Excellent - and thanks for reading in and offering your 'review'. I've added this to my list. Much appreciated.

    Have you read his previous effort "Martial Arts in the Modern World"? Looks interesting as well - ISBN 0275981533
    Yes, and yes.
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