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By Richard Bowen

Charting its origins in Japan and following its improvement in the course of the West, a hundred Years of Judo in nice Britain is an enthralling tale that hyperlinks this renowned martial artwork with the cultures and philosophical beliefs that spawned it. truly a labour of affection, Richard Bowen's soaking up account of the evolution of judo, expertly publications us via its advanced and multi-layered historical past. this can be a well-written, instructive and interesting exploration of this historical paintings and its upward thrust and improvement in Britain and the remainder of the world.

Anyone who knew Richard Bowen knew that judo was once his lifestyles. His wisdom of judo, in either the old and the technical senses, was once remarkable during this state, and i am definite that he was once one of many most sensible experts globally.
These volumes are the fruits of a long time of meticulous examine, and the distillation of a mountain of fabric accumulated from many sources.
Informative, yet faraway from boring, those books might be of curiosity to somebody that has a deeper curiosity in Judo and needs to grasp extra concerning the improvement of the game during this country.
Mr Bowen died on Monday twenty fourth January 2005, and his passing was once an outstanding loss to the judo world.

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